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Lot 488: BYZANTINE EMPIRE. Glass Solidus Weight (7th Century AD).

AUCTION:  Sale 281

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  • Starting Bid: $360
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Description

Obv: Facing bust and Greek legend.
Rev: Beautiful clear translucent yellow green glass.

Bendall 187.

Condition: Very Fine.

Weight: 4.38 grams.
Diameter: 25.57 mm.

A splendid glass weight with clear portrait and visible but hard to read legends. The portrait was very hard to photograph given the nature of the translucent glass

Lot Details
  • Offered By: VAuctions
  • Lot #: 488
  • Listing #: 180032
  • Closed: Thursday, May 10, 2012 8:03:30 PM CT
  • Estimate: $600