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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 2281. Estimate $400. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $410. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BASIL II and CONSTANTINE VIII. 976-1025 AD. AV Histamenon Nomisma (4.40 gm). Struck 1005-1025. Constantinople. Facing bust of Christ, holding Gospels / Facing busts of Basil and Constantine, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC III 6a; SB 1800. VF, nicks, wavy flan // Anna of Savoy, as Regent for John V. 1341-1347 AD. AV Hyperpyron (3.99 gm). Constantinople mint. Anna and John V standing facing / Andronicus kneeling left before Christ standing right; IC XC to right. DOC V 942; SB 2466 (Andronicus III). VF, flan cracks, scuffs on obverse. Scarce. Two (2) coins in lot. ($400)