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Lot 1134





Estimate: 1'750 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'400 CHF Price realized: 3'750 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Anastasius, 491-518. Tremissis, Roma 493-526, AV 1.47 g. DN ANASTA – SIVS PF AVC Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM Victory advancing l. on globe, holding wreath in r. hand and palm branch in l.; in exergue, COMOB. BMC Vandals 72. Kraus 25. MIB I, 4. MEC I, –. Metlich 122.
Very rare. Good extremely fine
Despite this coin bearing CONOB in its exergue, the writers of BMC assign it to Roma based on stylistic merit. Note that Metlich, Hahn and Arslan do not cite this variant. In Hahn’s opinion it represents a different officina producing tremisses in Roma.

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