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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 936

Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII. 976-1025. AR Miliaresion (29mm, 2.95 g, 5h). Constantinople mint. Struck 977-989.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 936.
 Estimated: $ 500

Byzantine, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII. 976-1025. AR Miliaresion (29mm, 2.95 g, 5h). Constantinople mint. Struck 977-989. ЄҺ τOVτω ҺICAτ´ bASILЄI C CωҺSτ´, cross crosslet, with central X and pellet-in-crescent on shaft, set on globus atop four steps, between crowned facing busts of Basil and Constantine / + ЬASIL´/ C CωҺSτAҺ´/ ΠORFVROS´/ ΠISτV ЬAS´/ RωmAIω´ in five lines; ornament above and below. DOC 18 var. (ornaments on rev., no stop after last line); SB 1811. Toned, trace deposits, two minor scratches on reverse. EF. Well struck on a broad flan.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection, purchased from Edward J. Waddell, July 1984.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.