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Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028221

Rare Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus
Gold, 4.46 grams, 22.86 mm. Ravenna. AD 395-401. Obverse: D N HONORIVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIAE AVGGG, Honorius in military dress, standing right, holding labarum and Victory on globe, foot on fallen enemy. R-V across fields, mintmark COMOB. RIC X 1287; Sear (1988) 4244. Good extremely fine.
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Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028221
Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028221

Rare Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus
Gold, 4.46 grams, 22.86 mm. Ravenna. AD 395-401. Obverse: D N HONORIVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIAE AVGGG, Honorius in military dress, standing right, holding labarum and Victory on globe, foot on fallen enemy. R-V across fields, mintmark COMOB. RIC X 1287; Sear (1988) 4244. Good extremely fine.
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Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028221
Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028220

Rare Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus
Gold, 4.44 grams, 21.88 mm. Ravenna. AD 395-401. Obverse: D N HONORIVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIAE AVGGG, Honorius in military dress, standing right, holding labarum and Victory on globe, foot on fallen enemy. R-V across fields, mintmark COMOB. RIC X 1287; Sear (1988) 4244. Good extremely fine/good very fine.
£750.00

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Honorius 'Emperor and Captive' Solidus 028220
Valentinian I 'Restoring the Republic' Solidus 025915

Unpublished Valentinian I 'Restoring the Republic' Solidus
Gold, 4.35 grams, 21.11 mm. Antioch. 364-367 AD. Obverse: DN VALENTIANVS PF AVG, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE, Valentinian standing facing, head right, holding labarum with chi-rho and Victory on globe. Mintmark cross ANT delta dot. (unlisted mintmark with cross). RIC IX Antioch 2a, type xiii var; Friedberg 881; Sear (1988) 4088 var (mintmark). Extremely fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£1,750.00

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Valentinian I 'Restoring the Republic' Solidus 025915
Justin I 'Victory' Tremissis 027452

Justin I 'Victory' Tremissis
Gold, 1.48 grams, 15.95 mm. 518-527 AD. Obverse: D N IVSTINVS P P AVI legend, pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM legend, Victory standing right, holding wreath and cross on globe; star to right. 'CONOB' mintmark. SB 58; DOC 4; BMC 11-13. Very fine.
£275.00

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Justin I 'Victory' Tremissis 027452
Phocas 'Angel' Solidus 019657

Phocas 'Angel' Solidus
Gold, 4.45 grams, 17.01 mm. Constantinople. 602-603 AD. Obverse: dN FOCAS PERP AVG, draped and cuirassed facing bust, in crown with pendilia, holding cross on globe. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU I, Angel standing facing holding long staff surmounted by P, and cross on globe. CONOB in exergue. Sear 616; DOC 1. Extremely fine, part not struck up.
£650.00

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Phocas 'Angel' Solidus 019657
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020784

Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus
Gold, 4.49 grams, 22.24 mm. Constantinople. 610-641 AD. Obverse: dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AV, facing busts of Heraclius with short beard on left and Heraclius Constantine (whose bust is much smaller), beardless, on right, each wearing chlamys and simple crown with cross, cross between their heads. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter Epsilon, cross potent on three steps; I in right field. SB 737; MOB 10; DO 10; BMC 22. Part of obverse legend not struck up, otherwise extremely fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
£425.00

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Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020784
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020783

Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus
Gold, 4.38 grams, 19.41 mm. Constantinople. 610-641 AD. Obverse: dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AV, facing busts of Heraclius with short beard on left and Heraclius Constantine (whose bust is much smaller), beardless, on right, each wearing chlamys and simple crown with cross, cross between their heads. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter H, cross potent on three steps. SB 738; MIB 11; DO 13. Near extremely fine.
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Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020783
Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024545

Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.24 grams, 21.55 mm. 582-602 AD, AV solidus. Constantinople, ca. AD 583-601. Obverse: D N MAVRC TIb PP AVI, cuirassed bust facing wearing plumed helmet, holding cross on globe, star in right field / VICTORI-A AVGG and officina letter Z, angel standing facing, holding long, P-headed cross and cross on globe, star in right field. mintmark CONOB. DOC I 7; Sear Byz. 481. Slightly not struck up, otherwise extremely fine.
£395.00

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Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024545
Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024544

Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.27 grams, 21.89 mm. 582-602 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, ca. AD 583-601. Obverse: D N MAVRC TIb PP AVI, cuirassed bust facing wearing plumed helmet, holding cross on globe, star in right field / VICTORI-A AVGG and officina letter Gamma, angel standing facing, holding long, P-headed cross and cross on globe, star in right field. mintmark CONOB. DOC I 7; Sear Byz. 481. Slightly not struck up, otherwise extremely fine.
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Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024544
Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024541

Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.28 grams, 22.87 mm. 582-602 AD. AV solidus. Double-struck and slipped die. Constantinople, ca. AD 583-601. Obverse: D N MAVRC TIb PP AVI, cuirassed bust facing wearing plumed helmet, holding cross on globe. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGG and officina letter S, angel standing facing, holding long, P-headed cross and cross on globe, mintmark CONOB. DOC I 5a; Sear Byz. 478. A rare double strike, otherwise extremely fine.
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Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024541
Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024539

Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.25 grams, 21.77 mm. 582-602 AD. AV solidus. Constantinople, ca. AD 583-601. Obverse: D N MAVRC TIb PP AVI, cuirassed bust facing wearing plumed helmet, holding cross on globe. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGG and officina letter I, angel standing facing, holding long, P-headed cross and cross on globe, mintmark CONOB. DOC I 5a; Sear Byz. 478. Slightly not struck up, otherwise extremely fine.
£450.00

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Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024539
Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024537

Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.34 grams, 21.79 mm. 582-602 AD, AV solidus. Constantinople, ca. AD 583-601. Obverse: D N MAVRC TIb PP AVI, cuirassed bust facing wearing plumed helmet, holding cross on globe. Reverse: VICTORI-A AVGG and officina letter delta, angel standing facing, holding long, P-headed cross and cross on globe, mintmark CONOB. DOC I 5a; Sear Byz. 478. Slightly not struck up, otherwise extremely fine.
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Roman Byzantine Maurice Tiberius 'Angel' Gold Solidus 024537
Roman Byzantine Heraclius 'Cross Potent' Gold Solidus 024533

Roman Byzantine Heraclius 'Cross Potent' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.22 grams, 22.27 mm. 610-641 AD. AV Solidus, Constantinople. Obverse: dN hERACLIVS PP AC, draped and cuirassed bust facing, wearing plumed helmet and holding cross. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter epsilon, cross potent on three steps; mintmark CONOB. DOC II 3b; MIB III 5; Sear Byz. 731. Slightly not struck up, otherwise extremely fine.
£425.00

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Roman Byzantine Heraclius 'Cross Potent' Gold Solidus 024533
Roman Byzantine Anastasius 'Victory' Gold Solidus 023785

Roman Byzantine Anastasius 'Victory' Gold Solidus
Gold, 4.21 grams, 19.60 mm. 491-518 AD, Constantinople. Obv: D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG, helmeted and cuirassed bust, facing three-quarters to right, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman spearing a fallen enemy. Rev: VICTORI-A AVGGG, Victory standing left, holding staff surmounted by reversed P; star in left field; mintmark CONOB. DOC I 7e; MIB 7; Sear Byzantine 5. About extremely fine with a beautiful portrait of Anastasius.
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Roman Byzantine Anastasius 'Victory' Gold Solidus 023785
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020774

Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus
Gold, 4.23 grams, 20.02 mm. Constantinople. 610-641 AD. Obverse: dd NN hERACLIYSET hERA CONS PP AVC, facing busts of Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine, (busts of similar sizes), each wears chlamys and crown with cross on circlet, Heraclius has a long beard and whiskers, his son has a slight beard and moustache; cross between their heads. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter, cross potent on base and three steps; mintmark CONOB in exergue. SB 749; MIB 92. Part of obverse legend not struck up otherwise good very fine. A significant coin which has been published on wildwinds.com
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Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020774
Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020781

Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus
Gold, 4.26 grams, 21.42 mm. Constantinople. 610-641 AD. Obverse: dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AV, facing busts of Heraclius with short beard on left and Heraclius Constantine (whose bust is much smaller), beardless, on right, each wearing chlamys and simple crown with cross, cross between their heads. Reverse: VICTORIA AVGU and officina letter Epsilon, cross potent on three steps. SB 738; MIB 11; DO 13. Good very fine.
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Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine 'Cross Potent' Solidus 020781


Main Roman Coin Book and Other References:

RIC = Mattingly, Harold    The Roman Imperial Coinage
BMC = Coins of the Roman Empire in the British Museum
RSC = Seaby, H A    Roman Silver Coinage
RCV = Sear, David R    Roman Coins and Their Values
Cr = Crawford, Michael    The Roman Republican Coinage
SB = Sear, David R    Byzantine Coins and Their Values
S = Coins of England and the United Kingdom
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