|389, Lot: 826. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
518-527. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.25 g, 6h). Thessalonica mint. Helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder in right hand, shield over left shoulder / Victory standing left, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand; star to left and [right]; CONOB. DOC –; MIBE 6; Metcalf, Thess.
273 (this coin); SB 77A. In NGC encapsulation graded MS, Strike: 5/5; Surface: 3/5, wrinkled flan, star on right scraped off in antiquity.
Ex Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection (Heritage 3035, 3 September 2014), lot 29287; Dr. Anton C. R. Dreesmann Collection, Part II (Spink, 13 July 2000), lot 398; Numismatic Fine Arts XVIII (1 April 1987), lot 654; Leu 13 (29 April 1975), lot 571.