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CNG Feature Auction 126

Lot nuber 1005

Constantine VIII. 1025-1028. AV Histamenon Nomisma (25.5mm, 4.41 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. EF.

CNG Feature Auction 126
Lot: 1005.
 Estimated: $ 750

The Family of Constantine Collection, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 1 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Constantine VIII. 1025-1028. AV Histamenon Nomisma (25.5mm, 4.41 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Nimbate facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels; upturned crescents in upper two quarters of nimbus / Crowned facing bust of Constantine, wearing jeweled loros, holding labarum and akakia. DOC 1; Füeg II 1.A.6; SB 1815; Berk, Roman 292B (this coin). Toned, a few light scratches, minor deposits. EF.

From the Family of Constantine Collection, assembled with guidance by Roland Michel, Geneva. Ex Jürgen K. Schmidt Collection (Triton V, 15 January 2002), lot 2302; "An Important Private Collection of Byzantine Coins" (Sotheby's New York, 2 November 1998), lot 507.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 126 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 28-29 May 2024. This lot is in Session Four, which will begin 29 May at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 22.5% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 25% for all others.

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