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Lot 1145





Estimate: 1'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'200 CHF Price realized: 3'250 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Anastasius, 491-518. Tremissis, Mediolanum 493-526, AV 1.46 g. DN ANAST – ASIVS PP AVC Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r.; in field, star above. Rev. VICTORIA AVCVSTORVM Victory advancing r. with bust three-quarters l., holding wreath in r. hand and globus cruciger in l.; in r. field, star and in exergue, CONO. BMC Vandals –. Kraus –. MIB I, –. MEC I, –. Metlich –.
Apparently unrecorded. Extremely fine
Ex Credit Suisse 7, 1987, 1083, and M. Dürr - R. Michel 8 November 1999, Lacam, 266 sales.
This coin differs form the others known not only for the separation of its obverse legend, but also for the style of the Victory on the reverse and the mintmark (CONO instead of CONOB). The style of the bust is closest to issues in the name of Justinian.

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