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Lot 1131





Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'800 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Anastasius, 491-518. Solidus, Roma 493-526, AV 4.41 g. DN ANASTA – SIVS PF 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 Q Victory standing l., holding long jewelled cross; in l. field, RM (in monogram), in r. star, and in exergue, COMOB. BMC Vandals 63. Kraus 7. MIB I, 7. Lacam pl. 59, 91 (this coin). MEC I, –. Metlich 6.
Very rare. Several edge marks, possibly traces of mounting,
otherwise good extremely fine
Ex M. Dürr - R. Michel sale 8 November 1999, Lacam, 262.
The letter Q indicates the Greek monogram of Theoderic and precedes the Latin monogram (Metlich p. 17).

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