Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 93   |   24 May 2016
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Lot 1136





Estimate: 800 CHF   |   Starting price: 640 CHF Price realized: 700 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Anastasius, 491-518. Tremissis, Roma 493-526, AV 1.39 g. DN ANASTA – SIVS PF AVC Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. VICTORIA A – VCVSTOROM Victory advancing r. with bust three-quarters l., holding wreath in r. hand and globus cruciger in l.; on either sides on field, two stars and in exergue, CONOB. BMC Vandals 67 var. (AVCVSTORVM). Kraus 20 var. MIB I, 11 var. (AVCVSTORVM). MEC I, –. Metlich 13a var. (AVCVSTORVM).
Very rare. An almost invisible mark on obverse field, otherwise extremely fine
Ex Lanz sale 70, 1994, 279.
Note the unusual legend on the reverse both for the division and AVCVSTOROM instead of AVCVSTORVM.

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