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nomos auction 20
zürich
3 may 2020
We accept consignments until 10 March 2020
Auction 19
Estimate: 3500 CHF
Irene, 797-802. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Constantinople. ϵIRIҺH bASILISSH Bust of Irene facing, wearing loros and crown with cross, pinnacles and pendilia, holding a globus cruciger in her right hand and a cross tipped scepter in her left. Rev. •ϵIRIҺH bASILISSH⊕ Bust of Irene facing, wearing loros and crown with cross, pinnacles and pendilia, holding a globus cruciger in her right hand and a cross tipped scepter in her left. DOC 1b. Füeg 1.C.1. SB 1599. A lovely coin with sharp portraits and attractive toning. Slight flatness on the obverse edge and in the reverse legend, otherwise, extremely fine.
obolos webauction 14
online
15. december 2019
Obolos 14
Estimate: 300 CHF
Theodosius I, 379-395. Miliarense (Silver, 23 mm, 4.95 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 388-392. THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right, wearing diadem of pearls and rosettes. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / CON Theodosius, nimbate and in military dress, standing facing, with his head turned to left, holding lance with his right hand and resting his left on his shield, set on the ground. Apparently unpublished in RIC. Cf. RIC IX 84 for a similar issue of Valentinian II. Extremely rare and important. Flan crack on 6h and with some slight roughness on the fields, otherwise, good very fine.
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