obolos 12
31 March 2018
Webauction
Lot 793
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.57 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), November - December 275. IMP C CL TACITVS AVG Radiate draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. Bastien 26. RIC 14. RIC online 3244. Fully silvered, with lovely surfaces and a great portrait. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 794
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22.5 mm, 3.88 g, 1 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 2nd officina (B), January 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR ORBIS / BA Emperor standing to left, holding long scepter, receiving wreath from Victory to right. Bastien 60. RIC 55. RIC online 3287. Nicely silvered, with an old cabinet tone. Some flat areas on the perimeter, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 795
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 3rd officina (C), January 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / C A Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. Bastien 64. RIC 61. RIC online 3289. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 796
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 4.35 g, 11 h), Rome, 5th officina (E), early 276 - June 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / XXIE Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. RIC 94. RIC online 3553. Well struck and clear with lovely surfaces. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 797
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23.5 mm, 4.34 g, 12 h), Ticinum, 5th officina (V), early 276 - June 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. FELICIT TEMP / V Felicitas standing to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and long scepter in her left hand. RIC 140. RIC online 3443. Well centered on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 798
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23.5 mm, 4.09 g, 11 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 1st officina (A), March-April 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. TEMPORVM FELICITAS /A/ A Felicitas standing facing, head turned to left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. RIC 65. RIC online 3306. Nicely silvered and toned. A couple of hairline cracks on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 799
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 4th officina (Δ), May-June 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. TEMPORVM FELICITAS /Δ/✷ Felicitas standing facing, head turned to left, holding caduceus and cornucopia. Bastien 109. RIC 65. RIC online 3340. With an attractive portrait of the emperor. Flat area on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 800
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 2.90 g, 11 h), Rome, 3rd officina (Γ), early 276 - June 276. IMP C M CL TACITVS AVG Radiate bust of Tacitus to right, with slight drapery over his left shoulder. Rev. AEQVITAS AVG / XXIΓ Aequitas standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. BN 1607-8. RIC -. RIC online 3546. Well struck and clear; a clear example . About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 801
Tacitus, 275-276. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 4.52 g, 6 h), Lugdunum (Lyon), 2nd officina (B), May-June 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus to right. Rev. MARS VICTOR / B (inverted) - ✷ Mars advancing to right, holding transverse spear in his right hand and a trophy in his left. Bastien 100. BN 1504. RIC 30. RIC online 3329. Pleasant surfaces. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 802
Probus, 276-282. Antoninianus (Billon, 24 mm, 3.49 g, 7 h), Rome, 4th officina, 279. IMP PROBVS AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Probus to right. Rev. ADVEN-TVS AVG / R(crescent)S Probus on horseback left, raising his right hand in salute and holding scepter in his left; to left, seated captive. RIC 157. Well centered on a broad flan; nicely silvered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 803
Probus, 276-282. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.87 g, 1 h), Rome, 281-282. IMP PROBVS AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Probus to left, holding spear over his left shoulder, and decorated shield over the right. Rev. SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG Radiate and draped bust of Sol to right. Biaggi 1623. Calicó 4204. Cohen 696. RIC 138. Very rare. Pieced and repaired in antiquity, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 1050 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 804
Carus, 282-283. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.51 g, 11 h), Ticinum, 282. IMP CARVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. SPES PVBLICA / SXXI Spes advancing left, holding flower in her right hand and lifting skirt with her left. Cohen 79. RIC 82. A well struck and clear example with some sharp details. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 805
Carus, 282-283. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.54 g, 6 h), Cyzicus, early 283. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. VICTORI AVG Victory advancing to left on fast biga, holding wreath in her right hand; crescent in the exergue. Calicó 4283. Cohen 83. RIC 116 corr. (no draped). Very rare. With an interesting portrait of the elderly Carus. A few light surface marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 806
Carus, 282-283. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.94 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, early 283. IMP C M AVR CARVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carus to right. Rev. VICTORI AVG Victory advancing to left on fast biga, holding wreath in her right hand; crescent in the exergue. Calicó 4283. Cohen 83. RIC 116 corr. (no draped). Very rare. Pierced twice to be used as a talisman in the north-east european region, otherwise, nearly fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 807
Diocletian, 284-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 21.5 mm, 2.93 g, 11 h), Heraclea, 2nd officina (B), 295-296. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / HB Diocletian standing right, holding scepter and receiving victory on globe from Jupiter standing left, holding long scepter. RIC 13. Well struck, sharp and fully silvered; a particularly appealing and clear coin. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 808
Diocletian, 284-305. Follis (Bronze, 28 mm, 10.78 g, 6 h), Ticinum, 1st officina, 300-303. IMP C DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. SACRA MONET AVGG ET CAESS NOSTR / PT• Moneta standing left, holding scales and cornucopia. RIC 45a. Excellent surfaces, fine dark green glossy patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 809
Maximianus Herculius, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 23 mm, 3.92 g, 7 h), Siscia, 3rd officina (Γ), 288-289. IMP C M A VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate bust of Maximianus Herculius to right. Rev. CONSERVATOR AVGG /Γ/ •XXI• ΑΙ• Maximianus standing right with sceptre clasping hands over altar with Hercules standing left resting his left hand on club . Cohen 71. RIC 580. A bright example, nicely silvered and attractive. Some marks and tiny flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
R3 in Calicó
Lot 810
Maximianus Herculius, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 5.33 g, 1 h), Cyzicus (?), 290. IMP C M AV MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG Diocletian and Maximianus standing facing each other, jointly holding a globe with their right hands. Calicó 4710 (as R3). Cohen 45 corr. (obverse inscription) RIC V -. Extremely rare. Some marks and edge nicks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 811
Maximianus Herculius, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 5.49 g, 11 h), Cyzicus, 290. MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximianus Herculius to left. Rev. CONSVL III PP PROCOS Maximianus seated to left, holding crowned by Victory standing on globe he holds in his right hand. Calicó 4624. Cohen 79. Depeyrot, Cyzicus 11/7. RIC 610. Bastien, Donativa 63, d and note 4. Traces from a removed mounting and some marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Unicum and unpublished
Lot 812
Maximianus Herculius, first reign, 286-305. Argenteus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.08 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, c. 294-295. MAXIMIA-NVS AVG Laureate head of Maximianus Herculius to right. Rev. VICTORI-A SARMATICA The tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six turrets. RIC VI, 5b var. (as R5) see note I for the absence of mintmark on RIC 5a in a single example in Vienna. Extremely sharp and bright example, and a great rarity. Flan cracks from striking, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 813
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 20.5 mm, 3.25 g, 6 h), Cyzicus, 5th officina (E), 295-296. IMP C MA MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Maximianus Herculius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MI-LITVM / KE Maximian standing right, holding scepter and receiving victory on globe from Jupiter (or Diocletian) standing left, holding long scepter. RIC 15b. Well struck, toned and fully silvered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 30 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 814
Maximianus Herculius, first reign, 286-305. Follis (Bronze, 28 mm, 9.55 g, 12 h), Antioch, 3rd officina, 299-300. IMP C M A MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / Γ/ Genius of the Roman People standing left, holding patera and cornucopia. RIC 52b. Sharp and appealing. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 815
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.53 g, 12 h), Rome, 7th officina (Z), 295-297. MAXIMIA-NVS CAES Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / Z The tetrarchs sacrificing before camp with six towers. Cohen 219. RIC VI 42b. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 816
Galerius, 305-311. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.64 g, 12 h), Antioch, 4th officina (Δ), 309. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMIANVS P F AVG Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. GENIO IMP-ERATORIS / O Δ / ANT• Genius standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopia with his left. RIC 112. A lovely example with a spectacular sand patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 817
Maximinus II, as Augustus, 309-312. Follis (Billon, 22 mm, 4.52 g, 12 h), Nicomedia, 2nd officina (B), 310-313. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. GENIO AVGVSTI /B/ SNN Genius standing to left, modius on head, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopia with his left; eagle to lower left. RIC 72b. Well struck and clear, with some original silvering. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 818
Maximinus II, as Augustus, 309-312. Follis (Billon, 21 mm, 4.92 g, 10 h), Antioch, 11th officina (IA), 312. IMP C GAL VAL MAXIMINVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. GENIO AVGVSTI /✶ - AI/ ANT Genius standing to left, modius on head, holding radiate head of Sol in his right hand and cornucopia with his left. Cohen 21. RIC 164b. Well struck and clear, with some original silvering. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 46 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 819
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.38 g, 12 h), Antioch, 8th officina (H), 297. CONSTANTI-VS CAESAR Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / *ANT H Camp gate with three turrets and no doors. Cohen 315. RIC 38a. Well centered. Some deposits. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 820
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 7.33 g, 11 h), Antioch, 5th officina, 308-309. IMP C VAL LICIN LICINIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Licinius to right. Rev. GENIO IMP-ERATORIS / ANT /crescent - E Genius standing facing, head turned left, holding patera and cornucopia over lighted altar. RIC 106b. Well centered and clear; fine portrait. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 821
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.57 g, 5 h), Thessalonika, 1st officina, 318-319. LICI-NIVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Licinius to right . Rev. VOT XX MVLT •XXX • /TS•A• in three lines within laurel wreath. RIC 33. Original silvering almost intact. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 822
Licinius I, 308-324. Follis (Billon, 19 mm, 2.99 g, 12 h), Thessalonica, 6th officina, 320. IMP LICI-NIVS AVG Laureate head of Licinius to right. Rev. D N LICINI AVG around VOT / X•X; in exergue, TSAVI. RIC 89 (as R4). With an unusual reverse. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 823
Licinius I, with Licinius II as Caesar, 308-324. Follis (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 3.76 g, 11 h), Antioch, 6th officina (S), 320-321. DD NN IOVII LICINII INVICT AVG ET CAES Half-length laureate busts of Licinius I, right, and Licinius II, left, each wearing consular robes, holding between them a trophy. Rev. I O M ET VIRTVTI D D N N AVG ET CAES / SMATS Jupiter standing facing, head left, holding scepter; before him, trophy with two captives seated at base. Bastien, "Coins with a Double Effigy Issued by Licinius at Nicomedia, Cyzicus, and Antioch," (Numismatic Chronicle 1973), p. 91, 5. RIC VII -. A very rare and unusual for the period coin. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 824
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.89 g, 7 h), Siscia, 1st officina, 320. LICINIVS IVN NOB CAES Laureate and cuirassed bust of the young caesar to left, holding mappa and crowning Victory on globus. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCIT / ASIS✷ Standard inscribed VOT X in two lines; at base, bound captive seated in each side. Cohen 62. RIC 115. Rare and with a very unusual obverse for a follis. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 825
Constantine I, as Caesar, 306-309. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 6.55 g, 11 h), Carthage, 4th officina (Δ), summer 307. CONSTANTINVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Constantine to right. Rev. CONSERVATO-RES KART SVAE/ PKΔ Carthago standing facing within hexastyle temple, head turned to left, holding fruit in both hands. Cohen 73. RIC 61. Attractive brown surfaces with some original silvering; a pleasant coin. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 826
Constantine I, 307/310-337. (Bronze, 17 mm, 1.85 g, 6 h), Rome, 313. IMP CONSTANTINVS P F AVG Head of Constantine to right. Rev. GLORIA PERPET / RQ Two Victories advancing to right, both holding wreath and branch, trophy between them. RIC 14. See Roma e-sale 35, 1042. Extremely rare; well struck and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 827
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 2.86 g, 7 h), Siscia, 1st officina, 320. CONST-ANTINVS AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCIT / S-F HL Two captives seated at base of banner inscribed VOT XX; in exergue, ASIS and star within crescent. RIC 127. Interesting bust type; olive grey patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Unknown for this officina
Lot 828
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.93 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), late 327. CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG Pearl diademed head of Constantine to right, his view to God. Rev. CONSTANTINI-ANA DAFNE / Γ / CONS Victory seated left on cippus, her head turned to right, holding palm frond with each hand; to her left, trophy; at her feet, kneeling captive left, with his head turned right. RIC 33 (as R5 and 3rd officina not recorded). An extremely rare example, unknown for this officina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 310 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 829
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.51 g, 5 h), Heraclea, 2nd officina (B), 327-329. CONSTAN-TINVS AVG Diademed head of Constantine to right, looking towards heaven. Rev. D N CONSTANTINI MAX AVG / •SMHB around wreath containing VOT XXX. LRBC 888. RIC VII 92. Detailed and with areas of original luster. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 830
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 3.46 g, 12 h), barbarous imitation, struck circa 4th to early 5th century, north Danube area. Degenerated legend Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantine to left. Rev. Degenerated legend Two Victories standing facing one another, holding shield on altar. Cf. CNG E-404, lot 577. Attractive green patina. Reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 831
Divus Constantine I, died 337. Follis (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.94 g, 5 h), struck under his son, Constantius II, Antioch, 5th officina, 337-340. DV CONSTANTINVS P T AVGG Veiled head of Divus Constantine I to right. Rev. SMANΘ Divus Constantine in quadriga to right, extending his right hand toward manus Dei above. RIC 37. Impressive dark brown glossy patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
Lot 832
Divus Constantine I, died 337. Follis (Bronze, 16 mm, 1.71 g, 5 h), struck under his son, Constantius II, Antioch, 3rd officina, 347-348. DV CONSTANTINVS P T AVGG Veiled head of Divus Constantine I to right. Rev. VN - MR / SMANΓ Divus Constantine, veiled, standing facing, with his head turned to right. RIC 112. A coin of superb quality. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 833
Divus Constantine I, died 337. Follis (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.95 g, 11 h), struck under his son, Constantius II, Antioch, 1st officina, 347-348. DV CONSTANTINVS P T AVGG Veiled head of Divus Constantine I to right. Rev. VN - MR / SMANΓ Divus Constantine, veiled, standing facing, with his head turned to right. RIC 112. Impressive glossy patina. Obverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 834
Hannibalianus, 335-337. Follis (Bronze), Constantinople, 6th officina (s), 336-337. FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hannibalianus to right. Rev. SE-CVRITAS PVBLICA / CONSS Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter; urn at side and reed in background. LRBC 1036. RIC 147. A clear example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 835
Hannibalianus, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 1.54 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (s), 336-337. FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hannibalianus to right. Rev. SE-CVRITAS PVBLICA / CONSS Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter; urn at side and reed in background. LRBC 1036. RIC 147. An example with a lovely portrait. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 836
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Follis (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.24 g, 6 h), struck under Constantine I the "Great", Antioch, 8th officina, 324-325. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine II to left. Rev. CONSTAN / TINVS / CAESAR / SMANTH in four lines; star above, pellet below. RIC VII 59 (AS R4). Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Rare Siliqua of Constantius II from Siscia
Lot 837
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.36 g, 12 h), Siscia, 337-340. CONSTANTI-VS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. SIC XX SIC XXX in four lines within laurel wreath; around, GAVDIVM POPVLI ROMANI /SIS (dot over crescent). Cohen -. RIC 71. Extremely rare for Constantius. Mounted and skilfully repaired, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 838
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 18.5 mm, 2.40 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 340-351. D N CONSTAN-TIVS AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOT XV MVLTIS XX within laurel wreath; around, FELICITAS REI PVBLICE / C•E. Cohen 68. RIC 58. Toned; rare. Flan crack on 6h, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 839
Constantius II, 337-361. Centenionalis (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.55 g, 12 h), Siscia, 5th officina, 348-350. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right; A behind his neck. Rev. FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO / A - ✷/•ESIS• Emperor advancing to left, spearing fallen horseman. LRBC 1156. RIC 257. Well struck and sharp with the original silvering almost intact. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 840
Constantius II, 337-361. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.73 g, 12 h), Aquileia, 1st officina, 350-352. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right; A behind his neck. Rev. FEL TEMP RE-PARATIO / A /AQP• Emperor advancing to left, spearing fallen horseman. LRBC 893. RIC 113 and 147. Well struck and sharp with the original silvering almost intact; a wonderful coin. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 841
Constantius II, 337-361. Centenionalis (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.52 g, 1 h), Siscia, 4th officina, 350. D N CONSTANTINVS P F AVG / A Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right, behind neck, A; in field to right, star. Rev. HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS / A / •ΔSIS• Constantine, in military attire, standing facing, head to left, holding a labarum with a Christogram with his right hand and a spear in his left; to right, Victory standing left, crowning the emperor. RIC 286. Lovely and clear with a green-brown patina. Minor die break on the obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Stunning Siliqua
Lot 842
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 22 mm, 2.81 g, 6 h), Sirmium, 351-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within laurel wreath; below, •SIRM. Cohen 342. RIC 17. Fresh, bright and particularly attractive. Hairline flan cracks, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 843
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 20 mm, 2.46 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1st officina, 351-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, C•A. RIC 102. Toned; extremely sharp and fresh reverse. Obverse struck from an overused die, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 844
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 24 mm, 5.48 g, 12 h), Thessalonika, 4th officina. D N VETRAN-IO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / A - B / •TSΔ• Vetranio, in military attire, standing front, head to left, holding a labarum bearing a Christogram in each hand; above his head, star. RIC 135. Attractive brown-green patina. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 845
Magnentius, 350-353. Solidus (Gold, 22.5 mm, 4.58 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), January-February 350. IM CAE MAGN-ENTIVS AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. VICTORIA•AVG•LIB•ROMANOR / TR On the left, Victory standing right, holding palm frond over her left shoulder; on the right, Libertas standing left, holding transverse scepter with her left hand; between them, they hold a trophy on a long shaft. Cohen 48. Depeyrot 8/1. RIC 247. A well centered, clear and quite rare solidus. Some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3000 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 846
Julian II, The Philosopher, 361-363. Double Maiorina (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 8.49 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 1st officina. D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. SECVRITAS REI PVB• Bull standing right; above, two stars; below, CONSPA and palmette. Cohen 38. RIC 161. Well centered, green patina with earthen highlights. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 847
Julian II, The Philosopher, 360-363. Double Maiorina (Bronze, 29 mm, 7.38 g, 6 h), Antioch, 3rd officina, 361-363. D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REI PVB Bull standing right; above, two stars; below, ANTΓ flanked by two palms. LRBC 2640. RIC 216. A splendid, sharp example with a dark green glossy patina. Uncleaned deposit on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 848
Jovian, 363-364. (Bronze, 29 mm, 7.49 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, 1st officina (A). D N IOVIANV-S P F P P AVG Laurel and rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev. VICTORIA ROMANORVM / TESA Emperor standing facing, head right, holding labarum and Victory on globe. LRBC 1698 var. (bust type). RIC VIII 235. Brown surfaces; an impressively large bronze of Jovian. Some cleaning marks on the fields, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 849
Arcadius, 383-408. (Bronze, 22.5 mm, 5.31 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 383. D N ARCA-DIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right, holding spear and shield, being crowned by manus Dei from above. Rev. GLORIA RO-MANORVM /CONΓ✶ Arcadius standing facing, head left, holding labarum and shield set on ground; to left, captive seated facing. RIC 53(b). LRBC 2153. Rare. A lovely example, well centered with an attractive brown glossy patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 850
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1st officina (A), 397-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG S / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC X, 7. Well centered on a broad flan. Graffito on the obverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 851
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.29 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), 397-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGB / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC 7. Some minor scratches and marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 852
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.48 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 397-402. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGG S / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC X, 7. Well centered on a broad flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 853
Arcadius, 383-408. Follis (Bronze, 17.5 mm, 2.81 g, 7 h), Cyzicus, 2nd officina, 395-401. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITI To left, Arcadius standing facing, his head turned to right, holding spear and shield; to right, Nike advancing to left to crown Arcadius. LRBC 2580. RIC X, 66. A rare variety with a stunning reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 854
Aelia Eudoxia, Augusta, 400-404. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h), struck under her husband Arcadius, Antioch, 3rd officina, 401-403. AEL EVDOXIA AVG Pearl-diademed, draped bust of Aelia Eudoxia to right, crowned by manus Dei. Rev. SALVS REIPVBLICAE /ANT Γ Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting shield inscribed with a Christogram set on column. RIC X 104. LRBC 2800. Lovely chocolate patina, well centered example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
A wonderful portrait of Aelia Eudoxia
Lot 855
Aelia Eudoxia, Augusta, 400-404. (Bronze, 15.5 mm, 2.40 g, 1 h), struck under her husband, Arcadius, Constantinople, 1st officina (A). AEL EVDOXIA AVG Pearl-diademed, draped bust of Aelia Eudoxia to right, crowned by manus Dei. Rev. [SALVS] REIPVBLICAE /CONS A Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting shield inscribed with a Christogram set on column. LRBC 2231. RIC X 101. With a wonderful dark green glossy patina and a spectacular and unusual for a little bronze coin portait. Reverse somewhat weak, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 856
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.44 g, 5 h), Ravenna, 402-406. D N HONORIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R - V / COMOB Honorius standing right, with his left foot set on captive, holding labarum in his right hand and, in left, a globe topped by Victory holding a wreath to crown the emperor. Depeyrot 7/1. RIC 1287. Well struck and centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 857
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h), Decennalia issue, Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), 388-392. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. CONCORDI - A AVGGG B / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand and, with her left, a round shield inscribed VOT/X/MVLT/XV resting on a column, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 48/1. RIC IX, 71a.2. Graffito on the obverse left field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 858
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 408-430. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGG B / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head turned to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globus in her left, and with her right foot on a prow; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 73/2. RIC 202. Centered and clear; a well struck example. Minor scratches on the obverse fields, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 859
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 425. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. SALVS REI PVBLICAE /CONOB Two emperors seated facing on thrones, the larger on the left Theodosius II and the smaller on the right Valentinian III, both wearing consular robes and holding a mappa in their right hands and a cross in their left. Depeyrot 79/1. RIC 234. Well struck and clear; perfectly centered on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 860
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.48 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (ς), 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX S / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, her left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand, long scepter with her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC 257. Well struck and attractive. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 861
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.47 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 1st officina, 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX A / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, her left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand, long scepter with her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC 257. Well-centered, bright, well struck and attractive with original mint luster on fields. Graffito on the obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 862
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.45 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VOT XXX MVLT XXXX Θ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated left on throne, her left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger in her right hand, long scepter with her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield at her side; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 81/1. RIC 257. Well-centered and attractive; a fine solidus. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 370 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 863
Aelia Eudocia, Augusta, 423-460. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.39 g, 5 h), struck under her husband, Theodosius II, Constantinople, 420-450/455. AEL EVDO-CIA AVG Pearl-diademed and draped bust of Aelia Eudocia to right. Rev. Cross within wreath; below, CONOB✷. Depeyrot 72/2. RIC 253. Scarce. Some scratches mainly on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 864
Marcian, 450-457. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z). D N MARCIANVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Marcian facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Z / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross with her right hand; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 87/1. RIC 510. A lovely coin with original mint luster. Tiny marks on the reverse. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 865
Leo I, 457-474. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.51 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), c. 460-468. D N LEO PE-RPET AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Leo facing, holding a spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield over his left embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross. Depeyrot 93/1. RIC X, 605. With a particularly sharp reverse. Bang on the edge at 10h, and some flatness from striking, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Sharp Solidus of Leo
Lot 866
Leo I, 457-474. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.49 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 462 or 466. D N LEO PERPET AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Leo facing, his head turned slightly to right, holding a spear over his right shoulder and with a shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Δ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 93/1. RIC 605. Toned and attractive, with original mint luster on the fields. Cross graffito on the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 867
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B). D N ZENO PERP AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG B / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 910. Pleasant and well centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 868
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ). D N ZENO PERP AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Δ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 910. Struck on a particularly broad flan. Some minor flatness on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 869
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.52 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 477-491. D N ZENO PERP AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. LRC 631. RIC 910. Struck on a broad flan. Some marks on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 870
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.45 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 492-507. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG I / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long, jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC 3i. MIB 4a. SB 3. Lustrous and sharp. Area of flatness from striking, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 871
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.46 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 492-507. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius 3/4 facing to right, holding spear in his right hand and shield ornamented with rider over his left left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCCΓ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long cross; to right, star. DOC (3c). MIBE 4a. SB 3. A very attractive, clear example. Some minor edge marks on 12h, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 872
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 507-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG E / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long, jeweled cross surmounted by reversed staurogram; in field to left, star. DOC 7e (var. obverse legend). MIB 7. SB 5. Lustrous and sharp. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 873
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 507-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius facing, holding spear with his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield, embellished with horseman attacking a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long, jeweled cross surmounted by reversed staurogram; in field to left, star. DOC 7c. MIB 7. SB 5. Lustrous and sharp. Area of flatness from striking, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 874
Justinian I, 527-565. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 2.15 g, 6 h), Constantinople mint. D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG Victory seated right, inscribing shield set on knee; in field to left, star; in field to right, staurogram. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing shield set on knee; in field to left, star; in field to right, reversed staurogram. DOC (18). MIBE 18. SB 143. Some flat areas as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 875
Justinian I, 527-565. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 32.5 mm, 17.96 g, 7 h), Constantinople, dated, regnal year 28 (XXSII) = 554-555. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger and shield; in field to right, cross. Rev. ANNO - XXSII/ CON Large M; above, cross; below, E. DOC 51d. MIB 95a. SB 163. A lovely, well-struck example; perfectly centered on a broad flan and with a fine green-brown patina with earthen highlights. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 876
Justinian I, 527-565. Pentanummium (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.32 g, 6 h), Theoupolis (Antioch), 551-556. D N IVSTINI - ANVS P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian to right. Rev. Large Є with central cross; to right, ✳︎. DOC 297. MIB 161. SB 244. An attractive piece with a dark patina. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 877
Justin II, 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.35 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ). D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding Victory on globe in his upraised right hand and with a shield bearing a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCCΔ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4c. MIB 5. SB 345. Centered and lustrous. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 878
Justin II, 565-578. Pentanummium (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.69 g, 4 h), Constantinople. Monogram of Justin II and Sophia. Rev. Large Є; to right, cross. DOC 60e. SB 364. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 879
Justin II, 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 567-578. D N IVSTINVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding Victory on globe in his upraised right hand and with a shield bearing a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCCΘ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4h. MIB 5. SB 345. Some marks and areas of weak strike, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 880
Justin II, 565-578. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.37 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (ς), 567-578. D N IVSTINVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin facing, holding Victory on globe in his upraised right hand and with a shield bearing a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCCΘ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing, head turned to right, holding spear in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left. DOC 4e. MIB 5. SB 345. Struck on a broad flan. Some marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 881
Justin II, with Sophia, 565-578. (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.73 g, 6 h), Dekanummion, Theoupolis (Antiochia), year 5 = 569-570. VNITA - IVSTI Justin II, on left, and Sophia, on right, seated facing on a double throne, both nimbate; he holds a globus cruciger, she holds a cruciform scepter; cross between their heads. Rev. A-N-N-O II-III Large I with cross above; in exergue, THEЧP. DOC 175. SB 383. Attractively struck and patinated; particularly important as it bears clear inscriptions. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 882
Tiberius II Constantine, 578-582. Tremissis (Gold, 19 mm, 1.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople mint. Dm COSTAN-TINVS PP A Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Tiberius Constantine to right. Rev. VICTOR TIbERI AVS / CONOB Cross potent. DOC 7. MIB 9. SB 425. Struck on a broad flan. Restruck on a same type, with the obverse struck on the reverse of the host coin, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 883
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. Tremissis (Gold, 16.5 mm, 1.49 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 583/4-602. D N TIbЄRI P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Tiberius to right. Rev. VICTOR mAVRI AVG / CONOB Cross potent. DOC 14. MIB 20. SB 488. Areas of flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 884
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. Semissis (Gold, 19 mm, 2.23 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 583/4-602. D N MAVRI-CI P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Tiberius to right. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGG / CONOB Victory standing facing, head to left, holding wreath and globus cruciger. DOC 12b. MIB 17a. SB 486. Struck on an unusually broad flan. Areas of flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Unicum and unpublished
Lot 885
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. Pentanummium (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.79 g, 5 h), Theoupolis (Antiochia). Monogram of Maurice Tiberius. Rev. Large Ч with pellet inside; above, cross. DOC -. MIB - cf. 105 for obverse, 103-104 for reverse. SB -. Unpublished variety; lovely brown patina, well centered and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 886
Phocas, 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.43 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 10th officina, 603. O N FOCAЄ PЄRP AV' Crowned bust of Focas facing, wearing consular robes and holding mappa with his right hand, and cross with his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCI / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding staff terminating in staurogram in right hand, globus cruciger in left. DOC 3.1. MIB 1. SB 622. Rare. Struck on a broad flan; fine "portrait" of Focas. Areas of flatness from striking, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 887
Phocas, 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.39 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 604-607. ON FOCAS PERP AVC Draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, wearing crown and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVCC I / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, christogram-topped cross in his right. DOC 5i. MIB 7. SB 618. Struck on a broad flan. Some marks and bangs, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 888
Phocas, 602-610. Decanummium (Bronze, 16 mm, 2.30 g, 6 h), regnal year III (3) = 604-605. [O N FOCA] NЄ PЄ Λ Phocas and Leontia standing facing, holding globus cruciger and cruciform scepter; between them and above, cross. Rev. ANNO - III on the fields around large X; below, Є. DOC 99. MIB 87- SB 675. Dark green glossy patina;. Skilfully cleaned, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 889
Phocas, 602-610. Tremissis (Gold, 17 mm, 1.44 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 607-610. d N FOCAS PER AV Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas to right. Rev. VICTORI FOCAS AVI / CONOB Cross potent. DOC 19. MIB 27. SB 634. A particularly nice example. Wavy flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 890
Revolt of the Heraclii, 608-610. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 32 mm, 10.86 g, 5 h), Alexandria, 1st officina, year XIIII = 610. dmN ERACLIO CONSUL II Bareheaded busts of Heraclius and his father, the exarch Heraclius, wearing consular robes; between them and above, cross. Rev. ANNO / X IIII Large M (value mark), cross above, A beneath; in exergue, AΛEXANΔ. DOC 16. (Alexandretta). MIB 16a. SB 723. Overstruck on a follis of Focas, with his name still visible on the obverse. Some rough areas, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 891
Heraclius, 610-641. Tremissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 1.45 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 610-613. d N hЄRACLIЧS P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Heraclius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ I / CONOB Cross potent. DOC 53c. SB 786. Struck on a broad flan. Wavy and straightened flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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