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Lot 0263
**Originally Listed At $600**

Near East / Holy Land, Byzantine Empire, Basil I, the Macedonian, ca. 867 to 886 CE. Struck 870 to 871 CE. Constantinople mint. Gold solidus. Obverse: Christ, nimbate, seated facing, wearing chiton, raising hand in benediction and holding Gospels / crowned facing busts of Basil, with short beard and loros, and Constantine, beardless and wearing chlamys, holding patriarchal cross between them. Size: 0.75" W (1.9 cm); 4.3 grams

Provenance: private Toluca Lake, California, USA collection

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#144940

Condition

Choice and VF+

Starting Bid

$450

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Byzantine Basil I Constantinople Gold Solidus - 4.3 g

Estimate $1,200 - $1,800
1d
21h
8m
51s
$4501 bid
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