Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 93   |   24 May 2016
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Lot 1122





Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF Unsold
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Zeno, 474-491. Solidus, uncertain mint 493-526, AV 4.45 g. DN ZENO – PERP AVC Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, three-quarters r., holding spear and decorated shield with horseman and fallen enemy motif. Rev. VICTORI – A AVCCC IRB (ligate) Victory standing l., holding long jewelled cross; in r. field, star, and in exergue, CONOR. Lacam pl. 54, 9 (this coin) (Ticinum). MEC I, –. RIC –.
Very rare. An almost invisible nick on obverse field, otherwise extremely fine
Ex M. Dürr - R. Michel sale 8 November 1999, Lacam, 244.

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