Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 93   |   24 May 2016
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Lot 1126





Estimate: 4'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'200 CHF Price realized: 8'500 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 AVG 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 THE (monogr.) Victory standing l., holding long jewelled cross; in r. field, star, and in exergue, CONOR. BMC Vandals –. Kraus –. Lacam pl. 55, 27 (this coin) (Bononia). MEC I, –.
Extremely rare. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc
Ex M. Dürr - R. Michel sale 8 November 1999, Lacam, 240.
Metlich does not assign solidi in the name of Zeno to Theoderic, even if tremisses and semisses are known. These issues with CONOR form a homogenous group that Lacam ascribes to Theoderic on the basis of the monogram THE.

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