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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 239

Ekdikoi of Hagia Sophia. 13th century. PB Seal (69mm, 149.25 g, 12h).

Triton XXIV
Lot: 239.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Merani Collection – Byzantine, Lead

Sold For $ 7 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Ekdikoi of Hagia Sophia. 13th century. PB Seal (69mm, 149.25 g, 12h). I(OV)(CT)INIANOC ΔЄС[П] down left field, ΘKЄ (with – above) ROHΘЄI up left , Justinian I and the Theotokos standing facing, holding between them a model of the Church of Hagia Sophia containing patriarchal cross; H/A ΓI/A above model, C/O/Φ/I/A below / +TOIC ΘЄO/CЄRЄCTA/TOIC ΠPЄC/RVTЄPOIC/ KAI ЄKK[Λ]H/C ЄKΔIKH) in six lines; –– • –– below. BLS II 69c; cf. Zacos II 207 (for type). Brown patina, small dig on reverse. VF. An attractive example of a popular type.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 93 (22 May 2013), lot 1409.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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