Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 93   |   24 May 2016
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Lot 1157





Estimate: 500 CHF   |   Starting price: 400 CHF Price realized: 450 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Theoderic, 493-526
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Justin I, 518-526. Nummus, Sirmium (?) 518-526, Æ 1.02 g. [DN IVSTI – NVS AVC] Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. Monogram of Theoderic (specular); in field above, cross, and in exergue, VII. BMC Vandals –. Kraus 83. MIB I, –. MEC I, – . Metlich –.
Of the highest rarity, apparently only the second specimen known.
About very fine / very fine
Apparently missing in all publications. Only Kraus describes one specimen cited by Thomsen (Thomsen I, p. 81, 992).

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