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Byzantine Empire Leontius (AD 695 - 698) AV Semissis from Syracuse Mint RARE!


Byzantine Empire Leontius (AD 695 - 698) AV Semissis from Syracuse Mint RARE!

  • Rare AV Semissis (1/2 Value) from Byzantine Emperor during Reign of Leontius (Emperor from 695 - 698 AD) from the Syracuse Mint
  • Reverse Features Cross Potent on Globe
  • Obverse Features Right-Facing Profile of Leontius Wearing a Diadem
  • Very Rare Version; Most Feature Front-Facing Bust of Leontius
  • Tremissis (1/3 Value) and Solidus (Full Value) Versions of this Coin Have Sold for Thousands of Dollars in Auction
  • This Particular Version (Semissis) is Very Rare; None Have Sold in Auction in Over 12 Years!
  • A coin this rare could be considered priceless, but we are taking offers!

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International Shipping: 

Worldwide Shipping at Buyer’s Expense 

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California Buyers:

9% sales tax will be added.

If you spend the equivalent of $1500.00 or more, items are tax free!


Returns Policy:

Your continuing satisfaction is very important to us. We offer a 30 day money back return policy. If you are unhappy with your purchase for any reason, please notify us so that we can begin the returns process. All items must be returned in the same condition that it was received. Please note that the buyer is responsible for return shipping and a 20% restocking. 

Unslabbed coins will be sent to buyers in personalized coin flips. If the coin is removed from the holder, the coin will no longer be accepted for returns.


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As one of the largest Coin & Jewelry Companies on the west coast, and also one of the best gold buyers, Continental has been the destination for coins, jewelry, fine art and collectible buyers and sellers for over 45 years.

Whether you’re looking to buy items or interested in selling gold and silver for cash, sell coins, or a variety of other collectibles, we are here to help. All items for sale are available for viewing at our Southern California showroom. We would like to thank all of our loyal customers for their continued support.

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Reference Item #GCF-1065

JP 9/10/14

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