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Lot 1125





Estimate: 2'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'600 CHF ---
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Zeno, 474-491. Solidus, uncertain mint 493-526, AV 4.49 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 AVCC TI Victory standing l., holding long jewelled cross; in r. field, star, and in exergue CONOBR (BR ligate). BMC Vandals –. Kraus –. Lacam pl. 54, 18 (this coin) (Ticinum). MEC I, –. RIC –.
Very rare. An area of weakness on obverse and a metal flaw on
reverse, otherwise extremely fine
Ex M. Dürr - R. Michel sale 8 November 1999, Lacam, 248.

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