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Lot 1148





Estimate: 300 CHF   |   Starting price: 240 CHF Price realized: 240 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Anastasius, 491-518. Quarter siliqua, Mediolanum 493-526, AR 0.78 g. DN ANASTA – SIVS PP AVC retrograde Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r.; in field below, ONO. Rev. INVIT – A ROMA Monogram of Theoderic; in field above, cross, and C * M below. BMC Vandals 79 var. (without IMD). Kraus 54 var. MIB I, 44 a. Hahn, ”Gli ultimi anni della coniazione Milanese prima della chiusura della zecca ad opera di Theodorico. Arslan La zecca di Milano” 1983, pp 229-240, 46. MEC I, 119. Metlich 47 var.
Very rare. A very elegant portrait of fine style, lovely iridescent tone, minor area
of porosity on reverse, otherwise good very fine

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