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Lot 0211
Byzantine c. 7th-8th century
A Substantial encolpium with Christ Orant on obverse, inscription above. The reverse with cross. Custom stand.

Dimensions
without stand: 4 1/8" (10.5 cm)


Provenance:
Provenance: The John J. Slocum Collection
Mr. Slocum (1914-1997) collected most of his antiquities while serving as US cultural attache to Egypt in the 1960s. Later, he served as Assistant to the Director of The Smithsonian, was appointed by President Reagan to the Presidential Cultural Property Advisory Committee, and was a Trustee Emeritus of the Archaeological Institute of America. He was a well-respected scholar/collector, whose medieval crusader coins were sold in a single-owner sale at Sotheby's, London in 1997.

Condition

Very good.

Starting Bid

$200.00

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

A Byzantine Bronze Cross

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