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Byzantine Empire, Constantine IV, Pogonatus, 15 July 668 - 10 July 685 A.D.
Sear 1153 and 1154 are similar with variations in portrait and legend. The obverse legend is closest to S 1153, however, the portrait for S 1153 is described as beardless. Here he appears to have the short beard listed for S 1154.
SH10982. Gold solidus, SBCV 1154 (legend var.), VF+, Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey) mint, weight 4.428g, maximum diameter 19.0mm, die axis 180o
, 668 - 681 A.D.; obverse D N CONSANuS P, three-quarter facing cuirassed bust wearing helmet, spear in right, shield ornamented with horseman on left shoulder; reverse VICTORIA AVGu H (victory of the Emperor, 8th officina), cross-potent on steps between facing busts of Heraclius (on left) and Tiberius (on right) each holding globus cruciger, CONOB in exergue; graffiti in left obverse field, ex Colosseum Coin Exchange; SOLD
Catalog current as of Saturday, August 24, 2019.
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