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Irene (797-802) Solidus. Constantinople, 800-802, AU 4.35 g

Obverse : ЄIRINH bASILISSH. Bust of Irene facing, wearing crown and loros, holding globus cruciger and cruciform scepter. Reverse : • ЄIRINH bASILISSH [circle with cross within]. Bust of Irene facing, wearing crown and loros, holding globus cruciger and cruciform scepter. Ref : DOC 1a.1, FF 2.B.1, Sear 1599. Provenance : Stack’s (pre-Feb 2011), Moneta Imperii Romani Byzantini, 12/01/2009, lot 3190. Berk sale 119, 2000, lot 94. Numismatica Genevensis sale 1, 2000, lot 194. Extremely Fine.