Byzantine (582-602) semissis Sear-486
This specimen was lot 29356 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description noted, "Maurice Tiberius (AD 582-602). AV semissis (18 mm, 2.27 g, 6h axis). Constantinople. D N MAVRI-CI P P AI, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Maurice right / VICTORI-A AVCC, Victory walking right, holding wreath and globus cruciger. Sear 486. DOC 12b-c. MIB 17a. Well struck on a broad flan. NGC (photo-certificate) Choice MS 5/5 - 5/5. From The Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection. Ex Stack's (New York, April 1995), lot 17."
- Michaels, David, Cristiano Bierrenbach and Sam Spiegel, Heritage Signature Auction 3035: Ancient Coins, Featuring the Lexington Collection of Jonathan K. Kern and the Andre Constantine Dimitriadis Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.
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