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990969. Romanus III Argyrus. 1028-1034. AV Histamenon Nomisma (24mm, 4.37 g, 7h). Constantinople mint. + IhS XIS RЄX RЄSNANTIҺM, Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing / ΘCЄ bOHΘ´ RωMANω, Romanus, holding globus cruciger, standing facing, being crowned and blessed by the Virgin Mary; MΘ above. DOC 1c; SB 1819. Near EF. ($1250) Ex Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection.

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Early Medieval

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440136

440131. VANDALS. Municipal coinage of Carthage. Circa 480-533. Æ 12 Nummi (19mm, 5.50 g, 12h). Class I. Struck circa 480-circa 523. Karthago standing facing, holding three grain ears in each raised hand / N XII within wreath. Hahn, Wertsystem 15; MEC 1, 42; BMC Vandals 9. VF, brown patina, minor roughness. ($345) Ex Peter Woodhead Collection, purchased from Baldwin’s, November 1998.

440135. CRUSADERS, Lordship of Lesbos. Jacopo Gattilusio. 1404-1428. AR Grosseto (13.5mm, 1.17 g, 6h). Mytilene mint. + AGnVS : DЄI (star), agnus Dei standing left, head reverted, banner over shoulder / + · ∂ · mЄTЄLInI (star), cross pattée with Bs in quarters (arms of the Paoleologi). Metcalf, Crusades –; Lunardi G7f. VF, toned. ($495) Ex Peter Woodhead Collection, purchased from Münzen und Medaillen, September 1973.

440136. CRUSADERS, Lordship of Lesbos. Domenico Gattilusio. 1455-1458. Æ Denaro (15mm, 0.92  g, 12h). [+...] DOmInICVS [G...], large ∂ / [+ D]OmInO * [mЄTILInO], cross pattée with Bs in quarters (arms of the Paoleologi). Metcalf, Crusades –; Lunardi G15a. Good Fine, brown patina. Rare. ($395) Ex Peter Woodhead Collection, purchased from Baldwin’s, September 1998. Ex Lord Grantley Collection (Part XI, Glendining, 26 April 1945), lot 4290 (part of; with his ticket).

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440128. DENMARK. Svend II Estridsen. 1047-1075. AR Penny (17mm, 1.08 g, 12h). West Danish standard. Lund mint. + – IIΘ -IIIII, crowned figure standing facing, holding globus cruciger in left hand and long cross-tipped scepter in right / II I–IMII –IIVI, crowned figure standing facing, holding globus cruciger in left hand and long cross-tipped scepter in right. Cf. Hauberg 4 (for type); Hede I, 45 (same dies). EF, toned. Rare. ($3450) Ex Peter Woodhead Collection.

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