EARLY ISLAMIC, Arab-Byzantine. In the style of Constans II.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 1924. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
After 641 AD. Æ Follis (3.45 gm, 12h). Diospolis (Ludd) mint. DI
HC, Constans II standing facing, holding cruciform sceptre and globus cruciger / Large m; cross above, NNO U/II across field; NIKO. Qedar, "Copper Coinage of Syria," INJ
10 (1989-90), pl. 5, 15; Walker, Arab-Byzantine
-; SICA 1, p. 89. VF, dark brown patina with earthen highlights. Among the rarest provincial issues, with about a half dozen known. ($1000)