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Lot 1161





Estimate: 2'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'000 CHF Price realized: 3'500 CHF
THE OSTROGOTHS
Athalaric, 526-534
Pseudo-Imperial Coinage. In the name of Justin I, 518-527. Solidus, Mediolanum (?) 526-527, AV 4.35 g. DN IVS (retrograde) TI – NVS PP AVC Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing, three-quarters r., holding spear and decorated shield with horseman and fallen enemy motif. Rev. VICTOR – I – A AVCCC A Victory standing l., holding long jewelled cross; in l. field, star, and in exergue, CONOB. BMC Vandals –. Kraus –. MIB I, – (for type cf. 27, Ravenna). MEC I, –. Metlich –.
Apparently unique. Extremely fine
Ex Bourgey 27 October 1992, Kapamadj, 727, and NAC Autumn sale, 1995, 716 sales.

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