obolos 18
21 February 2021
The Trausnitz Collection
Lot 763
OSTROGOTHS. Theoderic, 493-526. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), in the name of the Byzantine emperor Anastasius I, Ravenna, A = 1st officina. D N ANASTA-SIVS P F AVC Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Anastasius I 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. VICTORI-A AVCCC A / COMOB Victory standing left, holding in right hand a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. COI 8. MEC 1, 112. MIB pl. 36, 9. Graffito in obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Theoderic in the name of Valentinian III
Lot 764
OSTROGOTHS. Theoderic, 493-526. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.28 g, 6 h), in the name of Valentinian III, Copying Ravenna, 430-445. D N PLA VALENTI-NIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III to right; above, wreath. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R - V / COMOB Valentinian III standing facing, his right foot set on a human-headed serpent, holding a long cross in his right hand and Victory on globe with his left. MEC 1, 169. RIC 3715. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 765
OSTROGOTHS. Athalaric, 526-534. Decanummium (Bronze, 17 mm, 3.33 g, 7 h), Rome. INVICT-A ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma to right. Rev. D N ATALA-RICVS / S C Athalaric standing right, holding spear in right hand and shield set on ground with left; in left field, X (denomination). COI 85b. MEC 1, 132. MIB I 77. Dark brown patina. Light corrosion on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF