obolos 3
15 November 2015
GEPIDS. In the name of Anastasius I, c. 491-504. Quarter Siliqua (Silver, 14mm, 0.97 g 6), Sirmium. D N ANASTASIVS P P AVG Pearl-diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Anastasius to right, but of highly barbaric style. Rev. M INVIT + A ROMAO Monogram of Theoderic; above, cross and beneath, star. Demo 69 ff. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
MEROVINGIANS, Chalon-sur-Saône. Early 7th century. Triens (Gold, 12mm, 1.09 g 1), plated, Austadius moneyer. [CAVBO]NNO Draped bust facing; to right, cross. Rev. AV[STADIVS] Circle of dots; within, cross on two steps flanked by C - A. Cf. Belfort 1229 for prototype. Minor breaks in plating, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF