obolos 18
21 February 2021
Webauction
The Trausnitz Collection
Rare usurper
Lot 694
Julian of Pannonia, usurper, 284-285. Antoninianus (Billon, 22 mm, 3.80 g, 6 h), Siscia, 3rd officina (Γ), December 284. IMP C M AVR IVLIANVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right. Rev. PANNONIAE AVG / S/XXIΓ The two Pannoniae, veiled, standing facing, heads left and right, their right hands outstretched; the Pannonia on the right holds a signum with her left hand. Pink VI/2, p. 50. RIC 4. Rare. Black patina; well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 695
Allectus, Romano-British Emperor, 293-296. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.55 g, 6 h), Londinium (London). IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG Radiate and cuirassed bust of Allectus to right. Rev. LAETITIA AVG / S A / ML Providentia standing left, holding globe in her right hand and cornucopiae in her left. Burnett 36. RIC 22. Green patina with darker overtones. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 696
Allectus, Romano-British Emperor, 293-296. Antoninianus (Bronze, 25 mm, 4.35 g, 11 h), Londinium (London). IMP C ALLECTVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Allectus to right. Rev. PAX AVG / S P / ML Pax standing to left, holding olive branch in her extended right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Burnett 12. RIC 33. Nice olive-green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 697
Carausius, 286-293. Antoninianus (Bronze, 23 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h), Londinium (London). IMP CARAVSIVS P F AVG Radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Carausius to right. Rev. PAX AVG Pax standing left, holding branch in her right hand and long scepter with her left. RIC 880. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Antioch mint Diocletian aureus
Lot 698
Diocletian, 284-305. Aureus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.65 g, 5 h), Antioch, 1st officina, 284-286. IMP C C VAL DIOCLETIANVS P F AVG Laureate draped and cuirassed bust of Diocletian to right. Rev. IOVI CONSERV-ATORI AVG /SMA Jupiter standing to left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter with his left; at his feet to left, O. Biaggi -. Cohen 272. Calicó 4515b. Depeyrot 1/1. Lukanc, Antiochia 10. RIC 316. Repair marks at 12h, apparently a brilliantly pluggged hole, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 699
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Antoninianus (Billon, 24 mm, 3.81 g, 1 h), Lugdunum, 2nd officina (B), 290-291. IMP MAXIMIANVS AVG Radiate bust of Maximianus to left, wearing imperial mantle. Rev. PAX AVGG / B Pax standing left, holding Victory on globe in her right hand and transverse scepter with her left. Lyon 385. RIC 399. Plenty of silvering still intact. Light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 700
Maximianus, first reign, 286-305. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.18 g, 7 h), Nicomedia, 303-304. MAXIMIANVS AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximianus to right. Rev. XX / MAXI/MIAN/I AVG / SMN in five lines within wreath. Calicó 4768. Depeyrot 7/3. RIC 14. Perfectly centered and well struck. Light scratches and rubbing, and possibly repaired at 12h, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Unrecorded reverse legend
Lot 701
Galerius, As Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h), Siscia, c. 295. MAXIMIANVS NOB C Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTV-S MILIT / *SIS Four Tetrarchs sacrificing over a tripod altar before the gate of a camp with six towers. Cohen 216 var. (MILITVM). RIC 61-2 var. (same). Good style. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 702
Galerius, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.33 g, 12 h), Antioch, 9th officina, 297. MAXIMIA-NVS CAESAR Laureate head of Galerius to right. Rev. VIRTVS MILITVM / ✷ANTH Camp gate with three turrets and no doors. RIC VI 38b. Rare, perfectly centered and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Very rare Galeria Valeria aureus
Lot 703
Galeria Valeria, Augusta, 29. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.69 g, 11 h), Siscia, 308-309. GAL VALE-RIA AVG Draped bust of Galeria Valeria to right, wearing stephane and resting on a crescent. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI / SIS Venus standing left, holding apple in her right hand and drawing drapery from shoulder with her left. Calico 4969. Depeyrot 11/7. RIC 196. Very rare. Slightly wavy flan and with tooling, smoothing and possible traces of repairs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 3000 CHF
Lot 704
Galeria Valeria, Augusta, 29-311. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.24 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 4th officina (Δ), 309-310. GAL VALERIA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Galeria Valeria to right. Rev. VENERI VICTRICI / Δ-*/MKV Venus standing facing, her head turned to left, holding apple in her right hand and raising drapery with her left over left shoulder. RIC 58. Well-centered and with a rough dark green patina and some earthen encrustations on the reverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 705
Constantius I Chlorus, as Caesar, 293-305. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.29 g, 12 h), Antioch, 293. CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. HERCVLI CONS CAES/ SMAZ✷ Hercules standing facing, with his head turned to left, holding the three Hesperides apples and lion's skin with his right hand and leaning his left on his club. Calicó 4833 (same dies). Cohen 145. Depeyrot 9/4. RIC 8. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Starting Price: 2500 CHF
Lot 706
Constantius I, as Caesar, 293-305. Argenteus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.20 g, 6 h), Siscia, c. 294. CONSTANTI-VS CAESAR Laureate head of Constantius to right. Rev. VICTORIA SARMATICA The four Tetrarchs sacrificing before the gate of a camp with six turrets. Cohen 286 var. (SARMAT). Jelocnik 12. RIC 42. Nice style and attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 707
Theodora, second wife of Constantius I, died before 337. Follis (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.89 g, 12 h), Treveri (Trier), 1st officina (P), 337-340. F L MAX THEODORAE AVG Laureate and draped bust of Theodora to right. Rev. PIETAS ROMANA / ·TRP· Pietas standing facing, head turned to the right, holding child in her arms. LRBC 113. RIC 65. Sharp strike. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 708
Severus II, as Caesar, 305-306. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 8.54 g, 5 h), Heraclea, 1st officina (A), 305-306. FL VAL SEVERVS NOBIL CAES Laureate head of Severus II to right. Rev. GENIO POPVLI ROMANI / HTA Genius, nude but for cloak, standing left, holding patera in his right hand and cornucopiae in his left. RIC 25. Coppery-red surfaces with partial silvering. Light porosity. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 709
Maxentius, 307-312. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 5.96 g, 11 h), Aquileia, 3rd officina (Γ), 309-310. IMP MAXENTIVS P F AVG Laureate head of Maxentius to right. Rev. CONSERV VRB SVAE / AQΓ Roma, holding spear in left hand, seated left on shield within tetrastyle temple, handing globe held in right hand to Maxentius standing right, holding scepter in left; between then, a captive seated right; Victories as acroteria, she-wolf and twins in pediment. Drost 113. Some silvering remaining. Porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Attractive Divus Romulus follis
Lot 710
Divus Romulus, died 309. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.97 g, 11 h), struck under his father Maxentius, Rome, 3rd officina (T), 308-310. DIVO ROMVLO N V BIS CONS Bare head of Romulus to right. Rev. AETERNAE MEMORIAE / RBT Domed hexastyle shrine with right door slightly ajar; on dome, eagle standing to right, head turned to left. RIC 207. Brown patina with light earthen deposits; well centered and clearly struck with the bricks in the shrine clearly delineated. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 711
Licinius II, Caesar, 317-324. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.07 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, A = 1st officina, 318-319. LICINIVS IVN NOB CAES Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Licinius II to right. Rev. VOT V / MVLT X / CAESS / TSA in four lines within laurel wreath. RIC 41. Rare. Mostly silvered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 712
Maximinus II, 310-313. Aureus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 5.48 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 7th officina, 311-313. MAXIMINV-S AVGVSTVS Laureate head of Maximinus to right. Rev. IOVI CONSER-VATORI AVGG Jupiter standing left, holding thunderbolt in his right hand and long scepter in his left; at his feet to left, eagle standing to left, his head turned to right holding a wreath in his beak for Jupiter; in field to right, Z. Biaggi 1893. Calicó 5016. Cohen 122. Depeyrot 5/3. RIC 44b. Very rare, toned and clear. Minor marks, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4800 CHF
Starting Price: 4000 CHF
High grade Constantine I solidus
Lot 713
Constantine I, 307/310-337. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.45 g, 5 h), issued in honor of Constantine's Tricennalia, Nicomedia, 2nd officina, 335. CONSTANTI NVS MAX AVG Rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right, viewed from front. Rev. VICTORIA CONSTANTINI AVG Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing VOT / XXX on shield held by winged genius to right, standing left. Alföldi 616. Depeyrot 44/2. RIC VII 178. Bent and straightened , otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 714
Helena, Mother of Constantine I, empress 324-330. Follis (Bronze, 18.5 mm, 3.33 g, 12 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 3rd officina (Γ), 328-329. FL HELENA AVGVSTA Diademed and draped bust of Helena to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVBLICE / ΓSIS (double crescent) Securitas standing facing, head left, holding olive branch in her right hand, fold of drapery on left. LRBC 741. RIC 218. Dark brown patina with silvery undertones; perfectly centered and well struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 715
Hannibalianus, Rex Regum, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 1.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (S), 336-337. FL HANNIBALLIANO REGI Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Hannibalianus to right. Rev. SECVRITAS PVBLICA / CONSS Euphrates reclining right, leaning on scepter; urn at side; in background, reeds. LRBC 1036. RIC 147. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 716
Delmatius, Caesar, 335-337. Follis (Bronze, 16 mm, 1.61 g, 1 h), struck under Constantine I, Siscia, 2nd officina (B), 335-336. FL DELMATIVS NOB C Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Delmatius to right. Rev. GLORIA EXERCITVS / BSIS Two soldiers standing to either side of a signum, each holding spear and grounded shield. LRBC 758. RIC 256. Lovely chocolate brown patina partially overlaid by uncleaned encrustations. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 717
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Siliqua (Silver, 20 mm, 3.26 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 336. Diademed head of Constantine II to right, gaze slightly heavenward. Rev. CONSTANTINVS CAES / CONSE Victory advancing left, holding wreath in right hand, palm branch in left. Cohen 72. RIC 127. Scratches over Constantine's head, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A Coin With Curious Punch Marks
Lot 718
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.48 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 340-350. CONSTANTIVS AVGVSTUS Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right, all within wreath border. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG / TES Two Victories standing facing one another, holding between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XX / MVLT / XXX in four lines; all within wreath border. Depeyrot 6/1. RIC 69. Rare issue. Three small peck marks on the obverse and one on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 719
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 22 mm, 2.98 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd 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 wreath, tied below and above; below, C•Γ. Cohen 342 cor. RIC 102. Toned. Minor flan faults, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 720
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.06 g, 12 h), Sirmium, 351-355. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Constantius to right. Rev. VOTIS / XXX / MVLTIS / XXXX in four lines within wreath; SIRM. Cohen 342. RIC 15. Toned. Small die-break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Interesting western style
Lot 721
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.39 g, 12 h), Arles, 355-360. FL IVL CONSTAN-TIVS PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Constantiius II facing, his head turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / KONS(TAN) Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/XXX/MVLT/XXXX. Cohen 112. Depeyrot 5/1. RIC 233. Scrape on chin and minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Pleasing solidus of Constantius II from Antioch
Lot 722
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Antioch, 8th officina (H), 355-360. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed head of Constantius II to right. Rev. GLORIA REIPVBLICAE / ANTH Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned supporting between them a wreath inscribed VOT / XXXX in two lines; Constantinopolis holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on prow and Roma holding spear in her left. Depeyrot 12/1. RIC 173. Rare. well struck and lightly toned. Faint scratch on neck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 723
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.86 g, 5 h), Thessalonica, 355-361. DN CONSTAN-TIVS PF AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / ✷TES✷ Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/ XXXX. Cohen 125. Depeyrot 14/4. RIC 198. Some marks and scuffs; slightly clipped, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 724
Constantius II, 337-361. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 1.88 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 360-361. 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; LVG. Cohen 342. RIC 216. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 725
Constans, 337-350. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 2.54 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 337-340. Rosette-diademed head of Constans to right, facing slightly heavenward. Rev. CONSTANS AVGVSTVS / C·I Victory advancing left, holding wreath in her outstretched right hand, a palm branch in her left. Cohen -. RIC 20. Very rare. Flan crack and slightly granular surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
High grade Constans solidus from Trier
Lot 726
Constans, 337-350. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.52 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 347-348. CONSTANS AVGVSTVS Pearl diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constans to right. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVGG / TR Two Victories, facing each other, holding between them wreath inscribed, VOT / X / MVLT / XX. Biaggi 2123. Cohen 171. Depeyrot 6/3. DOC 74. RIC 135. Modern pin scratches in the obverse field, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 727
Constantius Gallus, Caesar, 351-354. Centenionalis (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 5.04 g, 11 h), Alexandria, 2nd officina (B), 351-354. D N CONSTANTIVS NOB CAES Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius Gallus to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / ·S· / ALEB Helmeted soldier to left, shield on left arm, spearing fallen horseman, wearing cap who leaning over his horse and has his arm extended towards the soldier. LRBC 2843. RIC 79. Coppery-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 728
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 4.44 g, 12 h), Siscia, 2nd officina (B). D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right, behind neck, A. Rev. HOC SIGNO VICTOR ERIS / A / BSIS✶ Vetranio, in military attire, standing facing, head to left, holding labarum with Christogram with his right hand and spear in his left, being crowned with wreath by Victory standing behind him, holding palm. LRBC 1166. RIC 279. Dark green patina. Rough deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 729
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.55 g, 12 h), Siscia, 1st officina (A). D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right; behind, A. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / A / ASIS Vetranio, in military attire, standing left, holding a labarum, ornamented with a Christogram, in each hand; above head, star. LRBC 1160. RIC 271. Dark brown patina. Deposits and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 730
Magnentius, 350-353. Double Centenionalis (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.66 g, 6 h), Arelate, 352. D N MAGNEN-TIVS P F AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right. Rev. SALVS DD NN AVG ET CAES / PAR Large Christogram between A and ω. Bastien 278. LRBC 445. RIC 188. Dark green patina. Very granular surfaces, otherwise, fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 731
Magnentius, 350-353. Centenionalis (Bronze, 24 mm, 5.19 g, 6 h), Aquileia, 3rd officina (T), 350-351. D N MAGNENTIVS P F AVG Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnentius to right; behind, A. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / A / AQT· Magnentius standing left, with foot set upon seated captive to left, holding labarum with a Christogram in his left hand and being crowned by Victory standing on a globe held in his right; to right, another captive kneeling to left, clutching the emperor's leg in supplication. Bastien 307. LRBC 896. RIC 148. Dark green patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
One of the best known Maiorinas of Decentius
Lot 732
Decentius, Caesar, 350/1-353. Centenionalis (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 4.71 g, 6 h), Lugdunum, 2nd officina (S), 351-353. D N DECENTIVS NOB CAES Bare-headed and cuirassed bust of Decentius to right. Rev. VICTORIAE DD NN AVG ET CAE / */SV//RSLC Two Victories standing facing one another, holding wreath inscribed VOT/V/MVLT/X in four lines. LRBC 226. Bastien 187. RIC 134. Sharply struck and well centered, with an attractive reddish -brown patina with earthen-green overtones. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 733
Julian II, 360-363. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.41 g, 12 h), Constantinople. FL CL IVLIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCI-TVS ROMANORVM / (palm)CONSP(palm) Soldier, helmeted, standing right, head turned to left, holding trophy over his left shoulder and placing his right hand on the head of a crouching captive. Depeyrot 8/1. RIC 157. Light peripheral toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 734
Julian II, 360-363. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.46 g, 12 h), Treveri (Trier). D N CL IVLIANVS AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X / TR(palm) in four lines within wreath. Cohen 157b. RIC 365. Iridescent toning, and with a very sharp portrait. Minor marks, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 735
Julian II, 360-363. Siliqua (Silver, 17.5 mm, 2.02 g, 12 h), Lugdunum (Lyon). D N CL IVLI-ANVS PP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. VOTIS V MVLTIS X / LVC in four lines within wreath. Bastien 261. Cohen 163. RIC 218. Old toning. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 736
Julian II, The Philosopher, 360-363. Double Maiorina (Bronze, 29 mm, 8.53 g, 12 h), Nicomedia, 1st officina (A). D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian II to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REIPVB / (palm)NIKA(palm) Bull standing right; above, two stars. LRBC 2319. RIC 12. Dark green patina. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 737
Jovian, 363-364. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 5 h), Antioch, 7th officina (Z), 363. D N IOVIAN-VS PEP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Jovian to right. Rev. SECVRITA-S REI-PVBLICAE / ANTZ Roma and Constantinopolis enthroned, the former facing, the latter turned to left; between them they support a shield inscribed VOT / V / MVL / X in four lines; Roma holding spear in her left hand; Constantinople holding scepter in her left hand and resting her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 18/2. RIC 223. Rare. A few light scratches on the obverse and minor marks, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 738
Jovian, 363-364. Centenionalis (Bronze, 19.5 mm, 2.57 g, 11 h), Sirmium. D N IOVIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right. Rev. VOT V MVLT X in four lines within laurel wreath; below, ASIRM. Cohen 35. LRBC 1623. RIC 118. Well struck and clear example with a lovely green patina. Scuff on Jovian's cheek, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 739
Valentinian I, AD 364-375. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.43 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 364. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / CONSP✳ Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to right, holding labarum inscribed with Christogram in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Depeyrot 11/2. RIC 3b. Light surface marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 740
Valentinian I, 364-375. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 1.90 g, 5 h), Antioch, 367-375. D N VALENTINI-ANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX / ANT in four lines within wreath. Cohen 73. RIC 34a.1. Very bright. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 741
Valentinian I, 364-375. Siliqua (Silver, 17 mm, 1.50 g, 6 h), Nicomedia. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian I to right. Rev. VOT V MVLT X in four lines within wreath; in exergue, SMN. Cohen 72. RIC 21a. Flan crack, porosity. Fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 742
Valens, 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 367. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE / CONS(palm) Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to the right, holding labarum decorated with cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Depeyrot 20/2 var. (mintmark). RIC 3d.1 var. (same). Graffiti in reverse fields, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Unpublished
Lot 743
Valens, 364-378. Siliqua (Silver, 19.5 mm, 2.03 g, 5 h), Antioch. D N VALENS PER F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIP /ANT Emperor standing facing in military dress, his head turned to the right, holding labarum decorated with cross in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left. Cohen -. RIC -. Unpublished with this obverse legend. Flan cracks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 744
Procopius, usurper, 365-366. (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.93 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E). D N PROCOPIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Procopius to left. Rev. REPARATIO FEL TEMP / CONSE· Procopius standing facing, head turned to the right, holding labarum in right hand and shield set on ground with left; Christogram to upper right; uncetain object at feet to left. RIC 17a.7. Black patina covered by uncleaned, earthen deposits. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 745
Gratian, 367-383. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 367. D N GRATIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl diademed, draped, cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. PRINCIPIVM IVVENTVTIS/ ✷CONS (wreath) Nimbate Gratian standing to right, wearing military dress and cloak, holding spear in his right hand, and globe on his outstretched left. Cohen 35. Depeyrot 21/3. RIC 24. Light mount marks on the edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 746
Gratian, 367-383. Siliqua (Silver, 17 mm, 1.59 g, 12 h), Siscia, 375-378. DN GRATIA-NVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Gratian to right. Rev. VOT XV MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath closed with a medallion at the top; below wreath, SISCPS. Cohen 72. RIC 25. Lamination flaw on cheek, flan crack, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 747
Theodosius I, 379-395. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 2.12 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 392-395. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, CONS. Cohen 67. RIC 87a. Nice portrait. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 748
Theodosius I, 379-395. Siliqua (Silver, 17.5 mm, 1.59 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 383-388. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within laurel wreath; in exergue, CONS·. Cohen 67. RIC 77b. Flan cracks, porous, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 35 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 749
Aelia Flaccilla, Augusta, 379-386/8. Nummus (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.71 g, 12 h), Nicomedia, 5th officina (E), 378-383. AEL FLAC-CILLA AVG Draped bust of Flaccilla to right, with elaborate headdress, necklace and mantle. Rev. SALVS REI PVBLICAE / [S]MNE Victory seated to right, writing Chi-Rho on shield resting on small column. RIC 36. Nice for the issue; dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 750
Aelia Flaccilla, Augusta, 379-386/8. Nummus (Bronze, 13 mm, 1.18 g, 11 h), Heraclea, 1st officina (A), 378-383. AEL FLAC-CILLA AVG Draped bust of Flaccilla to right, with elaborate headdress, necklace and mantle. Rev. SALVS REI PVBLICAE / ·SMHA Victory seated to right, writing Chi-Rho on shield resting on small column. LRBC -. RIC 17.2. Quite uncommon and with a green patina. Heavy, uncleaned deposits, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 751
Magnus Maximus, 383-388. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier). D N MAG MAXIMVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Magnus Maximus to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REI PVBLICAE / SMTR Magnus Maximus standing front, his head turned to right, holding labarum with Christogram in his right hand and Victory on globe in his left; in field to left, star. Cohen 4. Depeyrot 50/1. RIC 76. Very rare. Toned and clear. Some marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2005 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 752
Flavius Victor, 387-388. Siliqua (Silver, 16.5 mm, 1.80 g, 11 h), Mediolanum. D N FL VIC-TOR P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Flavius Victor to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM/ MDPS Roma seated facing on throne, her head turned to left, holding globe in her right hand and a reversed spear with her left. Cohen 6. RIC 19b. Rare. Attractive, lustrous and clear. Struck on a slightly ragged flan, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Attractive Eugenius siliqua
Lot 753
Eugenius, 392-394. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 2.03 g, 12 h), Lugdunum. D N EVGENIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Eugenius to right. Rev. VRBS ROMA / LVGPS Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in right hand, and reversed spear with left. Cohen 18. RIC 46. Excellent strike, toned and with fine details. A few light scratches and planchet flaws on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 754
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.48 g, 5 h), 5, Ravenna, 402-406. D N HONORIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA 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. A few marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 755
Honorius, 393-423. Tremissis (Gold, 8 mm, 1.48 g, 6 h), Ravenna, 402-423. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / R-V/COM Victory advancing right, holding wreath in upraised right hand and globus cruciger in left. Depeyrot 10/1. RIC 1289. Rare. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Pleasing semissis of Honorius
Lot 756
Honorius, 393-423. Semissis (Gold, 18 mm, 2.15 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 408-430. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing XX XXX on shield set on knee; star in left field, starogram in right field. Depeyrot 73/3. RIC 222. Perfectly centered. A few small scratches in the obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 715 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Scarce Constantine III siliqua
Lot 757
Constantine III, 407-411. Siliqua (Silver, 16 mm, 1.68 g, 12 h), Arelate (Arles), 408-411. D N CONSTAN-TINVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine to right. Rev. VICTORIA AAVGGG / SMAR Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in outstretched right hand and reversed spear in left. Cohen 4. Lafaurie 14. RIC 1538. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Scarce Valentinian III tremissis from Ravenna
Lot 758
Valentinian III, 425-455. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.49 g, 12 h), Ravenna, 450-455. D N PLA VALENTINIANVS P F AVG rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III to right. Rev. Cross within wreath with large central jewel; COMOB. Depeyrot 47/8 (Rome). RIC 2069. Lightly toned and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 759
Valentinian III, 425-455. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.45 g, 5 h), Constantinople, Θ = 9th officina, 450-455. D N VALENTINIANVS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Valentinian III 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 Θ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross in right hand; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 87/2. RIC 506. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Rare Galla Placidia solidus
Lot 760
Galla Placidia, Augusta, 421-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.35 g, 5 h), Constantinople. GALLA PLACIDIA AVG Pearl-diademed and draped bust of Galla Placidia to right; above, manus Dei crowning her with wreath. Rev. VOT XX MVLT XXX / CONOB Victory standing left, holding jeweled cross in right hand; above to left, star. Depeyrot 75/4. RIC 230. Rare. Damage on portrait, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Anthemius solidus
Lot 761
Anthemius, 467-472. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.69 g, 6 h), Mediolanum (Milan), 467-470. D N ANTHEMIVS PERPET AVG Bust of Anthemius facing, helmeted, diademed and cuirassed, holding spear with his right hand and with a shield ornamented with a horseman over his left shoulder. Rev. SALVS REIPVBLICAE / MD / COMOB Two emperors, crowned and in military dress, standing facing, holding a globus cruciger between them and each with a spear held in his outside hand. Depeyrot 29/1. Lacam 100. RIC 2890. Light scratches on the obverse, reverse double struck, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Ricimer solidus
Lot 762
Ricimer, Patrician and Master of Soldiers, 457-472. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.11 g, 5 h), Rome, 461-467 or 465-467. D N LEO PERPE-TVVS AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / R - M / CONOB Emperor, crowned and in military dress, standing facing, holding a long cross in his right hand and Victory on a globe in his left, and treading on a human-headed serpent with his right foot. Depeyrot 52/2 (under Libius Severus). Lacam pl.16-2, 4 = Monnaies et Médailles 43 (1970), 530 (same dies). RIC 2518 (during the interregnum). Extremely rare. Various marks, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
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
Lot 766
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.44 g, 12 h), Constantinople, I = 10th officina, 388-392. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. CONCORDI-A AVGG / I/CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head right, right foot on prow, holding scepter in right hand and supporting shield inscribed VOT/X/MVLT/XV in four lines on knee with left. Depeyrot 48/2. RIC 71d var. (officina not attested). Pierced and repaired at 12h, smoothing in field before face, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 767
Arcadius, 383-408. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 1.65 g, 1 h), Constantinople, 392-395. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within wreath; in exergue, CONS. Cohen 28. RIC 87b. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 768
Arcadius, 383-408. Siliqua (Silver, 16 mm, 0.91 g, 6 h), Mediolanum (Milan), 393-402. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust to right. Rev. VIRTVS ROMANORVM / MDPS Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory on globe in outstretched right hand and reversed spear in left. Cohen 27. RIC 1227f. Porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 769
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.44 g, 5 h), Rome, 404-408. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right, wearing pearl diadem. Rev. VICTORI-A AVGGG / R- M / COMOB Emperor, in military dress, standing right, holding labarum in his left hand and Victory on globe in his right; treading, with his left foot, on bound captive to right. Depeyrot 34/1/1. RIC X 1251. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 770
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.90 g, 5 h), Constantinople, Γ = 3rd officina, 397-402. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Arcadius facing slightly to right, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. CONCORDI-A AVGG Γ / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head to right, wearing helmet, holding a spear with her right hand, Victory on a globe in her left, and with her right foot resting on a prow. Depeyrot 55/1. RIC 7. Clipped perfectly round to be used in jewellery, a few marks and scrapes, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
A very rare Solidus of Aelia Eudoxia
Lot 771
Aelia Eudoxia, Augusta, 400-404. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), c. 402-403. AEL EVDOXIA AG Diademed and draped bust of Eudoxia to right, her hair richly ornamented with jewels; above, Manus Dei with crown. Rev. SALVS REIPVBLICAE / Δ/CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing a Christogram on a shield held on her left knee. Depeyrot 55/5. RIC 14. Rare. Clearly struck. Flan faults on the obverse, and minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1500 CHF
Lot 772
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.50 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC 213 & 249. Scratch on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 773
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 16 mm, 1.39 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC 213 & 249. Nice portrait and strike. a few light deposits, minor flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 774
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 9 mm, 1.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC 213. Slightly scyphate flan, many scratches (graffiti?) on obverse and reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 775
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 10 mm, 1.36 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 408-420. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing right, her head turned to left, holding wreath in her right hand and cross set on globe in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC 249. Crudely struck, graffiti on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 776
Theodosius II, 402-450. Semissis (Gold, 19 mm, 2.22 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 430. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing XXX/XXXX in two lines on shield set on knee; in left field, star; in right field, staurogram to right. Depeyrot 80/4. RIC 270. Well centered and struck. Graffiti in obverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 777
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.44 g, 7 h), Constantinople, S = 6th officina, 430-440. D N THEODO-SIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Theodosius facing 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. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Germanic?
Lot 778
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.41 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 441-450. D N THEODOSIVS 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. IMP XXXXII COS XVII P P / CONOB Constantinopolis enthroned left, with left foot on prow, holding globus cruciger and scepter; behind throne, shield; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 84/1. RIC 321. Well-centered and attractive, but of a rather unusual and fine style. very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Attractive Eudocia tremissis
Lot 779
Aelia Eudocia, Augusta, 423-460. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.48 g, 12 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. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 780
Aelia Eudocia, Augusta, 423-460. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.44 g, 11 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. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 781
Aelia Eudocia, Augusta, 423-460. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.48 g, 6 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. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 782
Aelia Pulcheria, Augusta, 414-453. Tremissis (Gold, 14.5 mm, 1.49 g, 12 h), struck under Theodosius II, Constantinople, c. 430-440. AEL PVLCHERIA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Pulcheria to right. Rev. Cross within a wreath with ties at the bottom and a rosette at the top; below, CONOB*. Depeyrot 72/4. RIC 334. Graffiti on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 783
Aelia Pulcheria, Augusta, 414-453. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.43 g, 7 h), struck under Theodosius II, Constantinople, c. 430-440. AEL PVLCHERIA AVG Diademed and draped bust of Pulcheria to right. Rev. Cross within a wreath with ties at the bottom and a rosette at the top; below, CONOB*. Depeyrot 72/4. RIC 280. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 784
Aelia Pulcheria, Augusta, 414-453. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.26 g, 6 h), struck under Theodosius II, Constantinople, 441-450. AEL PVLCH - ERIA AVG Draped and diademed bust of Pulcheria to right, crowned by Hand of God above, wearing pearl necklace, earrings and with an elaborate brooch on her shoulder. Rev. IMP XXXXII COS - XVII P P / COMOB Constantinopolis enthroned to left, holding globus cruciger in her right hand and scepter in her left; in left field, star. Depeyrot 84/3. RIC 316. Scratches, some smoothing and a probable plugged hole, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 785
Marcian, 450-457. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.45 g, 6 h), Constantinople, Δ = 4th officina. 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. VICTORIA AVGGG Δ / CONOB Victory standing left, holding long jeweled cross with her right hand; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 87/1. RIC 508. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 786
Marcian, 450-457. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.45 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N MARCIANVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM Victory facing, her head turned to left, holding globus cruciger in her left hand and wreath in her right; to right, star. Depeyrot 87/5. RIC 518. Scracth in obverse field, slight die-shift on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 787
Leo I, 457-474. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.52 g, 5 h), Constantinople, Γ = 3rd officina, c. 462 or 466. 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 in right hand; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 93/1. RIC 605. Graffiti on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 788
Leo I, 457-474. Semissis (Gold, 17 mm, 2.22 g, 6 h), Constantinople, c. 462 or 466. D N LEO PE - RPET AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing XVXXX on shield resting on her left leg; to right, Christogram. Depeyrot 95/1. MIRB 5. RIC 608. Rough surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 789
Leo I, 457-474. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.47 g, 6 h), Constantinople, c. 462 or 466. D N LEO PERPET AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory facing, her head turned to left, holding globus cruciger in her left hand and wreath in her right; to right, star. Depeyrot 93/3. RIC 635. Graffiti on reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Extremely rare half siliqua of Leo I
Lot 790
Leo I, 457-474. Half-siliqua (Silver, 17 mm, 1.32 g, 12 h), imitative issue by an uncertain Germanic (?) tribe. D N LEO PE-RPET AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Leo I to right. Rev. SAA/RELI/OX within wreath with ties below; CONS✷ (but N retrograde). Cf. RIC 650. RSC -. Extremely rare. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Attractive Basiliscus solidus
Lot 791
Basiliscus, 475-476. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.46 g, 5 h), Constantinople, B = 2nd officina, early-mid 475. D N bASILISCUS P P AVG Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Basiliscus facing, holding spear in his right hand and with shield ornamented with rider over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG B / CONOB Victory standing left, holding a long jewelled cross; to right, star. Depeyrot 101/1. RIC 1003. Bold strike and well-centered. A couple of pin marks in the reverse right field, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 792
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.37 g, 6 h), Constantinople, Γ = 3rd officina, 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 jewelled cross in her right hand; to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 910. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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