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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 2302. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CONSTANTINE VIII. 1025-1028 AD. AV Histamenon Nomisma (4.40 gm). Constantinople mint. + IhS XIS REX REGNANTInM, bust of Christ facing, holding Gospels / + CWnSTAnTIn bASILEUS ROM, crowned bust of Constantine facing, holding labarum with pellet on shaft and akakia. DOC III 2; BN 1-4; SB 1815. EF. ($1000)

From the Jürgen K. Schmidt Collection. Ex "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's, 2 November 1998), lot 507.