obolos 19
8 May 2021
Webauction
Lot 991
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.42 g, 12 h), Siscia, 5th officina (E), 330-333. CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantine II to right. Rev. GLOR-IA EXERC-ITVS / ESIS Two soldiers standing facing, heads turned towards one another, each holding spear in outer hand and resting inner hand on grounded shield; between, two standards. RIC 220. Dark brown patina, sharply strike. Minor porosity. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 992
Constantine II, as Caesar, 316-337. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.80 g, 6 h), struck under Constantine I, Thessalonika, 2nd officina, 324. CONSTANTINVS IVN NOB C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantine II to left. Rev. CAESARVM NOSTRORVM /TSBVI around wreath containing VOT/ •/ X in three lines. RIC 128 . Black patina. Extremely fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 993
Constantine II, 337-340. Miliarense (Silver, 27.5 mm, 2.45 g, 6 h), Broken in half in antiquity, with only one half remaining, Aquileia, 337-340. [CONSTANTIN]VS P F AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust of Constantine II to right. Rev. [GAVDI]VM POPVLI ROMAN[I] / [AQ] around wreath containing VOT / XX / [MV]LT / [XXX] in four lines. Cohen -. RIC -. Unpublished, but cf. Gorny&Mosch 151, 2006, 477 for a complete example of the same type, but from different dies. Broken in half, some old scrapes, and many more recent cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 994
Constantius II, as Caesar, 324-337. Follis (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.23 g, 12 h), Antioch, 4th officina (Δ), 324-325. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to left. Rev. CONSTAN/TIVS/ CAESAR / SMANTΔ in four lines; star above. LRBC 1340. RIC 55. A sharply struck example. Some spots of corrosion on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 995
Constantius II, as Caesar, 324-337. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 3.43 g, 12 h), Siscia, 4th officina (Δ), 328-329. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS NOB C Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to left. Rev. PROVIDENTIAE CAESS / ΔSIS (double crescent) Camp gate with two turrets; above, star. RIC 217. Olive-green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 996
Constantius II, as Caesar, 324-337. (Bronze, 16.5 mm, 1.73 g, 12 h), Siscia, 5th officina (E), 342. CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG / *ESIS* Victory advancing left, head turned to right, holding wreath in each hand; in right field, Chi-Rho. LRBC 788. RIC 180. A popular type with the Chi-Rho in the field. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 997
Constantius II, 337-361. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.43 g, 11 h), Antioch, 8th officina (H), 347-355. FL IVL CONSTANTIVS PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. GLORIA REI-PVBLICAE / SMANH Roma, helmeted, seated facing on left, and Constantinopolis, turreted, seated to left on the right, holding between them a shield inscribed VOT/XX/MVLT/XXX. Depeyrot 6/3. RIC 81. Fine Antioch style. A light scratch on obverse, and a few areas of rub on the highest points, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 998
Constantius II, 337-361. Maiorina (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.84 g, 10 h), Antioch, 2nd officina (B), 350-355. D N CONSTAN-TIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / Γ/ ANB Helmeted soldier (Constantius II) to left, holding shield on his left arm, spearing fallen horseman, wearing cap, who leans over his horse and has his arm extended towards the soldier. RIC 132. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 999
Vetranio, 350. Centenionalis (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.00 g, 6 h), Thessalonica, A = 1st officina . D N VETRANIO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right. Rev. VIRTVS EXERCITVM / TSA Vetranio standing facing, head left, holding labarum with Chi-Rho in right hand and shield set on ground with left. LRBC 1654. RIC 126. Dark green patina. Light porosity and smoothing, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1000
Julian II, The Philosopher, 360-363. Maiorina (Bronze, 28 mm, 8.72 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, 1st officina (A), 361-363. 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 121. Black patina. Light smoothing, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1001
Julian II, 361-363. Maiorina (Bronze, 28 mm, 7.92 g, 5 h), Arelate, 2nd officina (S). D N FL CL IVLI-ANVS P F AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to right. Rev. SECVRITAS REI PVB / SCONST· Bull standing right, head facing; two stars above; to right, eagle standing right on wreath, holding wreath in beak. LRBC 469. RIC 320. A pleasing example with fine details. Minor porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1002
Julian II, 360-363. (Bronze, 18 mm, 2.56 g, 6 h), Heraclea, 1st officina (A). D N FL CL IVLIANVS P F AVG Diademed, helmeted, draped and cuirassed bust of Julian to left, holding spear and shield. Rev. VOT / X / MVLT / XX in four lines within wreath; in exergue, HERACL•A. LRBC 1909. RIC 106. Dark greenish-brown patina with earthen highlights. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1003
Valens, AD 364-378. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Nicomedia, 5th officina (E), 364. D N VALENS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. RESTITVTOR REIPVBLICAE /SMNE 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 10/2. RIC 2d.1. Mark on cheek, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 1004
Theodosius I, 379-395. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 12 h), Decennalia issue, Constantinople, 9th officina (Θ), 388-392. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius I to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG Θ/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, and with her right foot on a prow. Depeyrot 47/1. RIC 71b. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 1150 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1005
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.39 g, 7 h), Sirmium, 1st officina (A), 395-397. D N HONORIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / S - M / A/CONOB 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 32/2. RIC X 2. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1006
Honorius, 393-423. Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 1.74 g, 11 h), Uncertain mint, but probably Mediolanum (Milan), c. 402. D N HONORI-VS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust of Honorius to right. Rev. VIRTVS RO-MANORVM / [MDPS?] Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory set on globe in her right hand and spear in her left. Cf. RIC 1228. Cf. RSC 59†b. Toned. Flat strike on lower edge obscuring the mintmark, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1007
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold plated copper or bronze, 21 mm, 3.82 g, 5 h), an ancient counterfeit with an obverse of Honorius and a reverse of Arcadius, uncertain mint, c. 403-408 or later. D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Honorius facing, holding spear over his right shoulder and with shield, ornamented with a horseman spearing a fallen foe, over his left. Rev. NOVA SPES REIPVBLICAE S / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, supporting on her left knee a shield on which she inscribes XX/XXX. cf. Depeyrot 54/2 = RIC 29 (known only for Arcadius!). Good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1008
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.35 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 8th officina (H), 383-388. D N ARCADIVS P F AVG Rosette-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Arcadius to right. Rev. CONCORDIA AVGGG Η/CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head to right and with her right foot on a prow, holding long scepter in her right hand and shield inscribed VOT/V/MVL/X with her left. Depeyrot 46/3. RIC IX, 70c.4. Pleasing portrait. Graffito in reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1009
Arcadius, 383-408. (Bronze, 23 mm, 5.53 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 383. D N ARCADIVS 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 53b. LRBC 2153. A lovely example, attractive brown surfaces. Light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1010
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 397-402. D N ARCADIVS 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. CONCORDIA AVGG / 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. A strong strike from fresh dies. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1011
Arcadius, 383-408. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 3.60 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z), 397-402. D N ARCADI-VS P F AVG Helmeted, diademed 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 Z / 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. Clipped to be used in jewellery, but free of any mount mark, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1012
Theodosius II, 402-450. Nummus (Bronze, 15 mm, 1.32 g, 6 h), Alexandria, 408-423. D N THEODOSIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Theodosius II to right; star behind. Rev. GLORIA ROMANORVM / ALEB Theodosius and Honorius standing facing one another, each holding spear in outer hand and together supporting globe between them. LRBC 2931. RIC 418. Rare issue. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1013
Leo I, 457-474. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.49 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. A few minor scratches and a scuff, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1014
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 19.5 mm, 4.47 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. Nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1015
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.07 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z). D N ZENO PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust of Zeno facing, turned slightly to the right, 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 in right hand a long voided cross; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 108/1. RIC 911. Scratch on obverse edge, graffito (X) in reverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1016
Zeno, second reign, 476-491. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 2.19 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N ZENO PERP AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Zeno to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG / CONOB Victory seated right on cuirass, inscribing shield; star to left, staurogram to lower right. Depeyrot 109/2. RIC 931. Flan a little wavy, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 1017
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.48 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 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. VICTORI-A AVGGG Γ / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC (3c). MIBE 4a. SB 3. Emperor's face deliberately damaged, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1018
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.50 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 8th officina (H), 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 AVCCC H / CONOB Victory standing to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC 3g. MIBE 4a. SB 3. Emperor's face damaged - damnatio?, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1019
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.46 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 to left, holding a long jeweled cross; in field to right, star. DOC 3e. MIBE 4a. SB 3. Minor marks and obverse curiously double-struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1020
Anastasius I, 491-518. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.15 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 507-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS P P AVC 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. VICTORI-A AVGGG / CONOB Victory standing left, holding in right hand a long staff surmounted by reversed christogram; in field to left, star. DOC 7e. MIBE 7. SB 5. Graffiti in obverse field (A and X), otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1021
Anastasius I, 491-518. Semissis (Gold, 18 mm, 2.17 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 507-518. D N ANASTA-SIVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing XXXX on shield set on knee; in field to left, star; in field to right, staurogram to left. DOC 9. MIBE 10. SB 7. Very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1022
Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.91 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), 522-527. D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin 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. VICTORIA AVGGG B / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 2b. MIBE 3. SB 56. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1023
Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.90 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 522-527. D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin 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 Δ / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 2d. MIBE 3. SB 56. Lustrous. Softly struck centers, a couple of minor scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1024
Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z), 522-527. DN IVSTINVS PP AVI Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin 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. VICTORIA AVCCC Z / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in right field, star. DOC 2g. MIBE 3. SB 56. Clipped and with a few minor scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1025
Justin I, 518-527. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.22 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 522-527. D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justin 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 Angel standing facing, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 2i. MIBE 3. SB 56. Lustrous. Dies a little worn, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1026
Justin I, 518-527. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 1.83 g, 6 h), Constantinople. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing XXX on shield; to right, staurogram; to left, star. DOC 3. MIBE 4. SB 57. Clipped, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 1027
Justin I, 518-527. Semissis (Gold, 17.5 mm, 1.91 g, 6 h), Constantinople. DN IVSTI-NVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing XXXX on shield set on knee; to right, staurogram; to left, star. DOC 3. MIBE 4. SB 57. Graffito in reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 1028
Justin I, 518-527. Tremissis (Gold, 14 mm, 1.15 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTI-NVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justin I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, head turned to left, holding wreath in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 4. MIB 5. SB 58. Obverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1029
Justin I & Justinian I, 527. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 34 mm, 18.55 g, 11 h), Antioch, 4th officina (Δ). D N IVSTINVS ЄT IVSTINIANVS P P A Diademed, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Justin and Justinian. Rev. Δ/ANTIX Large M between to stars; cross above. DOC (14). MIB 10. SB 130. Attractive patina with earthen highlights. Good fine.
Current Bid: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1030
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 10th officina (I), 527-538. DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCC I / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left; to right, star. DOC 3i. MIB 5. SB 137. Clipped, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1031
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 3.69 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 4th officina (Δ), 527-537. D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian 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 Δ / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long, jeweled cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 3d. MIBE 5. SB 137. Heavily clipped, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1032
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.43 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina (B), 527-538. DN IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Justinian I facing, turned slightly to the right, holding spear in his right hand over his right shoulder and with a shield on his left arm. Rev. VICTORI-A AVCCC B / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC (3b). MIBE 5. SB 137. Short scratch in obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1033
Justinian I, 527-565. Semissis (Gold, 19 mm, 2.01 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 527-552. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVC Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVCCC / CONOB Victory seated right, inscribing shield set on knee; in field to left, star; in field to right, staurogram. DOC 17. MIBE 17. SB 143. Slightly wavy flan and strike a little soft in areas, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1034
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 15 mm, 1.14 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, head turned to left, holding wreath in right hand and globes cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Very fine.
Current Bid: 250 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1035
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 16.5 mm, 1.47 g, 7 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVI Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to 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. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Flan slightly wavy, graffito in reverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1036
Justinian I, 527-565. Tremissis (Gold, 16.5 mm, 1.44 g, 6 h), Constantinople. D N IVSTINI-ANVS PP AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. VICTORIA AVGVSTORVM / CONOB Victory advancing to right, head turned to left, holding wreath in right hand and globes cruciger in left; in field to right, star. DOC 19. MIB 19. SB 145. Crinkly flan, scrapes on obverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1037
Justinian I, 527-565. Follis (Bronze, 31.5 mm, 15.44 g, 5 h), Theoupolis (Antioch) mint, 1st officina (A). D N IVSTINIANVS PP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian I to right. Rev. A/+THEUP+ Large M between two stars; cross above. DOC 210a. MIBE 126. SB 216. Attractive and well struck. Brown patina with light earthen deposits. Very fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1038
Justinian I, 527-565. (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.33 g, 5 h), Dekaexanummion (16 Nummi), Thessalonica, 552-562. D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Justinian to right. Rev. A IS P / TES Above, cross flanked by two stars. DOC 98c. MIBE 169d. SB 177. Dark brown patina. Flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1039
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.32 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 6th officina (S), 538-545. D N IVSTINI-ANVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand and shield with his left. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG S / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger with left; in field to right, star. DOC 8 var. (officina not recorded). MIB 6. SB 139. Weak strike and light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 312 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1040
Justinian I, 527-565. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.18 g, 1 h), Constantinople, 3rd officina (Γ), 545-565. D N IVSTINI - ANVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand and with a shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVGGG Γ / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding long staff surmounted by a staurogram in his right hand and a globus cruciger in his left; in field to right, star. DOC 9c. MIB 7. SB 140. Graffito in obverse field, scrapes on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 312 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1041
Justinian I, 527-565. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 23.08 g, 12 h), Cyzicus, 2nd officina (B), year 15 = 541-542. D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVG Helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger and shield; cross to right. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/Ч B/KYZ large M; cross above. DOC 167b. MIBE 120a. SB 207. Sharp strike and well-centered. Light porosity, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1042
Justin II, with Sophia, 565-578. Follis or 40 nummi (Bronze, 33 mm, 14.13 g, 6 h), Theoupolis (Antioch), Γ = 3rd officina, year 7 = 571-572. VTMNO TOOAT corrupted legend Justin and Sophia, both nimbate, enthroned facing, both holding scepters in their outer hands and, between them, together holding an elaborate globus-cruciger. Rev. A/N/N/O - Ч/II / Γ/ΤΗΕЧP' Large M; above, cross. DOC 152c. MIBE 57a. SB 379. Sandy-green patina and unusually well-centered and clear. Spot of corrosion on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1043
Justin II, with Sophia, 565-578. Half Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.12 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. Nimbate figures of Justin II and Sophia seated facing on double throne, Justin holding globus cruciger in his right hand and Sophia holding cruciform scepter in hers. Rev. A/N/N/O - S / TES Large K; ΘΚC above. DOC 71. MIBE 70a. SB 366. Green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1044
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. Tremissis (Gold, 16 mm, 1.42 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 583/4-602. D N TIbERI P P AVC Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Tiberius to right. Rev. VICTOR mAVRI AVI / CONOB Cross potent. DOC 14. MIB 20. SB 488. Light crease and minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1045
Phocas, 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 607-610. d N FOCAS PERP AVI Crowned, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ E / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, rho-topped cross in his right. DOC 5e or 10e. MIB 7 or 9. SB 618 or 620. Lustrous and sharply struck. Some flatness along edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1046
Phocas, 602-610. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 607-610. d N FOCAS PERP AVI Crowned, draped and cuirassed bust of Phocas facing, holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ E / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding globus cruciger in his left hand and long, rho-topped cross in his right. DOC 10e. MIB 9. SB 620. Sharp, well-defined portrait of Phocas. A couple of scratches on obverse edge, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 1047
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Solidus (Gold, 21.5 mm, 4.44 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 5th officina (E), 616-625. dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST PP AVC Crowned, with cross on circlet, draped and cuirassed facing busts of Heraclius, on the left, larger and bearded, and, on the right, Heraclius Constantine smaller and beardless; above, between them, cross. Rev. VICTORIA AVႺЧ E / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 13d. MIB 11. SB 738. Scratch on reverse, ding on edge, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1048
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Hexagram (Silver, 24 mm, 6.54 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 632-635. dd NN hERACLIUS ET hERA CONST P P A Enthroned draped and facing figures of Heraclius, larger and on the left, with a simple cross-topped crown, a short beard, and holding a globus in his right hand, and of Heraclius Constantine, smaller and on the right, with a simple cross-topped crown and holding a globus in his right hand; between their heads, cross. Rev. dEUS AdIUTA ROmANIS Cross potent on globe and three steps; in right field, K. DOC 64. MIB 140. SB 798. Some porosity, test punches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1049
JUDAEA. Jerusalem. Circa 7th century. (Clay, 19 mm, 1.71 g). H N B I (Jesus of Nazaret, King of the Judaeans) The True Cross of Jesus Christ. Rev. Plain. Mitchiner, Medieval Pilgrim & Secular Badges 1062-1064. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1050
JUDAEA. Jerusalem. "True Cross" Pilgrim's Token, circa 7th century. (Clay, 17 mm, 1.49 g). The cross of Jesus Christ between either Peter and Paul or Constantine and Helena. Rev. Blank. Mitchiner, Medieval Pilgrim & Secular Badges 1067-1075. Very fine.
Current Bid: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1051
Heraclius, with Martina and Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 3.54 g, 6 h), mint in Cyprus (Constantia?), 3rd officina (Γ), year 17 = 626-627. Crowned figures of Heraclius Constantine, Heraclius, and Martina standing facing, each wearing crown and holding globus cruciger. Rev. A/N/N/O - X/Ч/II / Γ/OΚΥΡ Large M, cross above. DOC 184. MIB 198a. SB 849. Attractive reddish-orange patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1052
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.15 g, 5 h), Sicilian mint, 632-641. Countermark with the crowned facing busts of Heraclius, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right; cross above. Rev. Countermark of the monogram of Heraclius and SCs. DOC 243. MBBS 16. MIB pl. 18, Km 6. SB 884. Host coin: SB 809. Well-struck with an attractive green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1053
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 5.90 g, 6 h), Sicilian mint, 632-641. Countermark with the crowned facing busts of Heraclius, on left, and Heraclius Constantine, on right; cross above. Rev. Countermark of the monogram of Heraclius and SCs. DOC 243. MBBS 16. MIB pl. 18, Km 6. SB 884. Host coin: SB 809. Dark greenish-brown surfaces. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1054
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.47 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 7th officina (Z), 649/50-651/2. d N CONSTAN-TINЧS P P AV Crowned and draped bust of Constans facing, with medium length beard, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGЧ Z / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC (16c). MIB 20. SB 953. A couple of small die-breaks on reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Current Bid: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 1055
Constans II, 641-668. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.45 g, 7 h), pseudo imperial coinage, a very early Arab-Byzantine imitation (?). N COHSTAN-TINV Crowned, draped and short-bearded bust of Constans II facing, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVςЧ Cross potent on base and three steps. SB 953 ff. (for the prototype). Same dies as Leu Winterthur 7, 2020, 1932 (as an uncertain Germanic tribe), and Obolos 17, 2020, 822. A very interesting imitation. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 1056
Constans II, 641-668. Hexagram (Silver, 25 mm, 6.45 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 648-651/2. d N CONSTAN-TINЧS P P AV Crowned facing bust of Constans II, bearded, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger. Rev. DEЧS AdIЧTA ROMANIS Cross potent set on globe and three steps. DOC 50. MIB 144. SB 991. Toned and with an excellent portrait of Constans. nearly extremely fine.
Current Bid: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1057
Constans II, 641-668. Follis (Bronze, 21 mm, 3.92 g, 3 h), Constantinople. EN T(OY0TO NIKA Constans standing facing, holding long cross in right hand and globus cruciger with left. Rev. A/N/A - A/E/O/ς / AII Large m; above, cross. DOC 59a. MIB 162a. SB 1000. Clear, bold strike. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1058
Constans II, 641-668. Decanummium (Bronze, 20 mm, 2.68 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 1st officina (A), year 22 = 662-663. K Crowned facing bust of Constans II, sporting a long beard, holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. [X/X]/II - A/CON Large I; cross above. DOC 98 var. (officina); MIB 186; SB 1021. Dark brown patina. Light cleaning scratches, overstruck as normal, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1059
Constantine IV Pogonatus, 668-685. Follis (Bronze, 23 mm, 2.48 g, 6 h), Syracuse, 668-674. Crowned and cuirassed bust of Constantine IV facing, holding globus cruciger in right hand. Rev. SCL Large M flanked by Heraclius, on left, and Tiberius, on right, standing facing, each holding globus cruciger in his right hand; monogram above. Anastasi 220. DOC 60. MIB 104. SB 1207. Dark brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1060
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo III, 741-775. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.45 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 742-745. d LEO-N P A MЧL' Crowned and bearded bust of Leo facing, holding cross on globe in his right hand and akakia with his left. Rev. d N CO-N-STANTINЧS Crowned bust of Constantine facing, holding cross on globe in his right hand and akakia with his left. DOC 1d. Füeg 2.B (variety with CONSTANTINVS not published). SB 1550. Toned; well centered. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 1061
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo IV and Leo III, 741-775. Solidus (Gold, 20.5 mm, 4.43 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 750-756. COҺSτAҺτIҺOS S LЄOҺ O ҺЄOS Crowned, equal sized busts of Constantine V, bearded and on the left, and Leo IV, beardless and on the right, facing and wearing chlamys; between their heads, cross and pellet. Rev. d LЄ-ON PA MЧL Θ Crowned bust of Leo III facing, wearing loros and holding a cross potent on base in his right hand. DOC 2a.1. Füeg 4.B.6. SB 1551. Lustrous. A well struck centered and clear solidus. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 1062
Constantine V Copronymus, with Leo IV and Leo III, 741-775. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.67 g, 6 h), Syracuse, 757-775. Crowned facing busts of Constantine V, on left, and Leo IV, on right, both wearing chlamys and holding akakia in right hands; cross between. Rev. Crowned figure of Leo III standing facing, wearing chlamys and holding cross potent in right hand. Anastasi 437f. DOC 19. SB 1569. Green patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1063
Leo IV the Khazar, with Constantine VI, Leo III, and Constantine V, 775-780. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.46 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 778-780. LЄOҺ PAP' COҺSτAҺτIҺOS PATHR Crowned equal sized bearded busts of Leo III, on the left, and Constantine V, on the right, facing and wearing loros; between their heads, cross and pellet. Rev. LЄOҺ VSSЄqqOҺ COҺSτAҺτI O ҺЄOS Θ Crowned equal sized busts of Leo IV, bearded and on the left, and Constantine VI, beardless and on the right, facing and wearing chlamys; between their heads, cross and pellet. DOC 1b. Füeg 2.A.3. SB 1583. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 1064
Constantine VI, with Leo III, Constantine V, and Leo IV, 780-797. Solidus (Gold, 22.5 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 780-787. LЄOҺ-VS S ЄΓΓOҺ COҺSτAҺτI O ҺЄOS (last S vertical) Crowned figures of Leo IV, bearded and on the left, and Constantine VI, beardless and on the right, wearing chlamys and seated facing on a lyre-backed throne; between their heads, cross. Rev. LЄOҺ PAP COҺSτAҺτIҺOS PAτHR Crowned equal sized bearded busts of Leo III, on the left, and Constantine V, on the right, facing and wearing loros; between their heads, cross and pellet. DOC 2 (as Leo IV). Füeg 1.A.2. SB 1584 (as Leo IV). A nicely centered, lustrous and of an unusual fine style for the series, solidus. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 1065
Nicephorus I, with Stauracius, 802-811. Follis (Bronze, 19 mm, 2.35 g, 6 h), Syracuse, 803-811. N - I/K/H Crowned bust of Nicephorus I facing, wearing loros and holding cross potent in right hand. Rev. C - T/A/V Crowned bust of Stauracius facing, wearing chlamys and holding globus cruciger in right hand. DOC 10. MBBS 81. SB 1612. Brown patina. Very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1066
Theophilus, with Michael III, 829-842. Miliaresion (Silver, 25 mm, 2.12 g, 11 h), Constantinople, 840-842. +ΘEO/FILOS S MI/XAHL EC ΘE' / bASILIS RO/MAIOh in five lines. Rev. IhSЧS XRISTЧS hICA Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 12. SB 1664. A sharply struck example. Slight die-shift on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Current Bid: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1067
Leo VI the Wise, 886-912. Follis (Bronze, 27 mm, 6.07 g, 5 h), Constantinople. + LEOh BAS-ILEVS ROm' Crowned bust of Leo VI facing, wearing chlamys and holding akakia in his right hand. Rev. + LEOҺ/ EҺ ӨEO ЬA/SILEVS R/OMEOҺ in four lines. DOC 8. SB 1729. Attractive portrait and nice green patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1068
Nicephorus II Phocas, 963-969. Miliaresion (Silver, 23.5 mm, 2.84 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhSUS XRI-STUS NICA✱ Cross potent, crosslet, on globe and two steps; at the center, medallion of four lobes bearing a bearded facing bust of Nicephorus II Phocas flanked by N-C/I-F; all within a triple border with eight equally spaced pellets. Rev. + NICHF,/ ЄҺ X'ω AVTO/CRAT, ЄVSЄЬ'/ ЬASILЄVS/ RωMAIω' in five lines, within triple border adorned with eight equally spaced pellets. DOC 6. SB 1781. Very fine.
Current Bid: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1069
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus II, 913-959. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.39 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 947-950. +IhS XPS REX REGNANTIЧm+ Facing bust of Christ Pantocrator, wearing tunic, himation and a cross nimbus with three pellets in the arms, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in his left. Rev. COnSTAnT CЄ ROmAn AЧGG b R Crowned facing busts of Constantine, bearded and wearing loros on the left, and Romanus, beardless and wearing chlamys on the right; both holding, between them with their right hands, a long patriarchal cross. DOC 15. Füeg 15.B.2. SB 1751. Very fine.
Current Bid: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 1070
Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025. Miliaresion (Silver, 22 mm, 2.51 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 977-989. En TOVTω nICA T' bASILEI C CωnST' Patriarchal cross crosslet, with pellet in crescent at the middle, on globe at the base with four steps; to left, crowned facing bust of Basil II, bearded and wearing loros; to right, crowned facing bust of Constantine, beardless and wearing chlamys; triple linear border. Rev. + bASIL' / C CωnSTAn /ΠORFVROG' / ΠISTOI bAS' / RωMAIω' in five lines with an ornament above and below; all within triple linear border. DOC (17d). SB 1810. Encrustations, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1071
Anonymous Folles, time of Basil II & Constantine VIII, circa 976-1025. Follis (Bronze, 25 mm, 11.88 g, 6 h), Class A2, Constantinople. +EMMA-NOVHΛ/ IC XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing cross nimbus with X quartered with four pellets in each arm, his right hand raised in blessing, and holding Gospels in his left. Rev. + IҺSЧS/ XRISTЧS/ ЬASILЄЧ/ ЬASILЄ in four lines; lozenge above and below. DOC A2. SB 1813. Finely detailed portrait of Christ. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1072
Anonymous Folles, time of Basil II & Constantine VIII, circa 976-1025. Follis (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 7.61 g, 6 h), Class A2, Constantinople. +EMMA-NOVHΛ/ IC XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, wearing cross nimbus with two pellets in each arm, his right hand raised in blessing, and holding Gospels in his left. Rev. + IҺSЧS/ XRISTЧS/ ЬASILЄЧ/ ЬASILЄ in four lines; lozenge above and below. DOC A2. SB 1813. Black patina with sandy deposits. Light cleaning scratches on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1073
Anonymous Folles, time of Michael IV, circa 1034-1041. Follis (Bronze, 28.5 mm, 8.80 g, 5 h), Constantinople. + EMMANOYHΛ Christ Antiphonetes standing facing, holding raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. IC-XC / NI-KA in two lines divided by jeweled cross with pellet at each extremity. DOC class C. SB 1825. Brown patina and well-struck for the issue. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1074
Anonymous Folles, time of Michael IV, circa 1034-1041. Follis (Bronze, 32 mm, 8.60 g, 6 h), Class C, Constantinople. EMMANOVHΛ Three-quarter length figure of Christ standing facing, nimbate, wearing pallium and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. IC XC / NI-KA Jewelled cross with pellets at each extremity. DOC class C. SB 1825. Well centered with full borders on the obverse. A few minor cleaning marks, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 1075
Constantine IX Monomachus, 1042-1055. Histamenon nomisma (Gold, 28 mm, 4.38 g, 5 h), Constantinople. + IhS XIS REX REGNANTInm / IC - XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. + CωNStAth bASILEЧS Rm Crowned bust of Constantine facing, wearing loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger with pelleted cross in his left. DOC 3. SB 1830. Light scrapes, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1076
Anonymous Folles, time of Constantine IX, circa 1042-1055. Follis (Bronze, 31 mm, 7.96 g, 6 h), Class D, Constantinople. IC XC Christ Pantokrator seated facing on throne, holding book of Gospels in his left hand and raising his right in blessing. Rev. -+-/ IS XS/ ЬASILЄ / ЬASIL/ - (crescent) - in five lines; all within dotted circle. DOC D 1-34. SB 1836. Green patina. Better struck than normally found. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Extremely rare 1/3 miliaresion
Lot 1077
Constantine X Ducas, 1059-1067. 1/3 Miliaresion (Silver, 9 mm, 0.69 g, 6 h). Nimbate bust of the Virgin, orans, wearing pallium and maphorium. Rev. ΘΚΕ R, Θ,/ ΚωΝ ΔΕC/ • /ΠΟΤΗΤω / ΔΟVΚΑ / ••• in four lines. DOC 7a. SB 1852A (listed as extremely rare and without pricing). Very rare, one of less than half a dozen examples known. Well-centered and well-struck, lightly toned and with earthen highlights. Pierced, as usual, and with some minor marks, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1078
Michael VII Ducas, 1071-1078. Histamenon nomisma (Gold, 28 mm, 4.40 g, 6 h), Constantinople. IC - XC Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left. Rev. +MIXAHΛ BACIΛ O Δ Crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing loros, holding labarum with pellet on its shaft in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2d. SB 1868. Sharp strike. About extremely fine.
Current Bid: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1079
Michael VII Ducas, 1071-1078. Histamenon nomisma (Gold, 27 mm, 4.39 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing, raising right hand in benediction and holding Gospels in left; in field, IC - XC. Rev. +MIX-AHΛ BACIΛ O Δ Crowned bust of Michael facing, wearing loros, holding labarum in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 2c. SB 1868. Well-centered and a good strike. A few minor scratches on the rims, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 1080
Anonymous Folles, time of Nicephorus III, circa 1078-1081. Follis (Bronze, 26.5 mm, 5.01 g, 7 h), Class I, Constantinople. IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator, holding book of Gospels in his left hand. Rev. Latin cross set on floral scroll, with X on center, globus and two pellets at each end; two crescents in upper left and right fields. DOC I.1-64. SB 1889. Dark green patina with attractive earthen highlights. Very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1081
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 32 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1118-1122 (?). IC - XC Christ, nimbate, seated facing on backless throne, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. IΩ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH - O / ΓЄΩP John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 8a. SB 1941. Light scratches on the rims, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1082
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 34 mm, 4.35 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 1118-1122 (?). IC - XC Christ, nimbate, seated facing on backless throne, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. IΩ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH - O / ΓЄΩP John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 8a. SB 1941. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1083
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 32 mm, 4.30 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1118-1122 (?). IC - XC Christ, nimbate, seated facing on backless throne, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. IΩ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH - O / ΓЄΩP John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 8a. SB 1941. Flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1084
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 30 mm, 3.03 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1118-1122 (?). IC - XC Christ nimbate seated facing on backless throne, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. IΩ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH - O / ΓЄΩP John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 8a. SB 1941. Flan cracks, scratches on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1085
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Aspron Trachy (Electrum, 34 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1118-1122 (?). IC - XC Christ nimbate seated facing on backless throne, wearing tunic and colobium, raising right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in left. Rev. IΩ / ΔЄC/ΠO/TH - O / ΓЄΩP John and St. George standing facing, holding patriarchal cross between them. DOC 8a. SB 1941. Bent, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1086
Alexius III Angelus-Comnenus, 1195-1203. Aspron Trachy (Bronze, 29 mm, 4.14 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1195-1197. + KE BOH-ΘEI/ IC XC Nimbate youthful facing bust of Christ. Rev. Alexius and St. Constantine standing facing, holding labara and a globus cruciger between them. DOC 3. SB 2012. Excellent strike for this typically crude issue; dark brown patina. Good very fine.
Current Bid: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 1087
Latin Rulers of Constantinople, 1204-1261. Trachy (Billon, 19 mm, 1.94 g, 6 h), Constantinople. Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. Archangel Michael standing facing, holding lis-tipped scepter and globus cruciger. DOC 16 (Type P). SB 2036. Brown patina. Obverse double-struck, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 1088
Theodore Comnenus-Ducas, as emperor of Thessalonica, 1225/7-1230. Trachy (Billon, 30 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), 1227-1228 (?). O / ΑΓ/ΙΟC ΔΗΜ/ΡΙΤΡ/ΙΟC St. Demetrius seated facing, holding sword across knees. Rev. ΘΕωΔΟΡΟC ΔΕC (ΜΗΡ) ΘV Half-length figures of Theodore, on left, holding cruciform scepter in right hand, and the Virgin, on right, holding between them a patriarchal cross; above emperor, manus Dei. DOC 9. SB 2167. Well-centered. Very fine.
Current Bid: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 1089
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Hyperpyron (Gold, 23 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h), Class II, Constantinople. MP ΘY Half-length facing figure of the Theotokos, orans, within the walls of Constantinople with six groups of towers; K and A across lower field. Rev. IC XC / M-I/X/ M/ΔE/C - O/ Π/ΛE/ΛΓ On the left, St. Michael presenting the kneeling emperor to Christ, enthroned on the right, holding Gospels. DOC -. PCPC 5, sigla 69. SB 2243. Nicely centered and well struck. Scratches on edges, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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