Constans II, with Constantine IV, Heraclius, and Tiberius.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2057. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $330. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
641-668. AV Solidus (4.33 g, 6h). Constantinople mint, 8th officina. Struck circa AD 659-661. Draped facing busts of Constans II, bearded, and Constantine IV, beardless, each wearing crown topped with cross (Constans’ with plume); cross above / Cross on globe; Heraclius, wearing crown topped with cross and holding long cross, and Tiberius, wearing crown topped with cross and holding globus cruciger, standing facing on either side; H//CONOB. Cf. DOC II 28f; SB 962. Near EF, minor field marks and trace of encrustation on reverse.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.