obolos 9
25 March 2018
Webauction
Lot 793
Theodora, died before 337. Follis (Bronze, 17 mm, 1.62 g, 6 h), Treveri (Trier), 337-340. F L MAX THEODORAE AVG Laureate and draped bust of Theodora to right. Rev. PIETAS ROMANA / •TRP• Pietas standing right, holding child. LRBC 113. RIC 65. A fine little follis with excellent details for the type and a most attractive dark chocolate patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 794
Vetranio, 350. Follis (Bronze, 22 mm, 5.97 g, 5 h), Thessalonika, 4th officina. D N VETRAN-IO P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Vetranio to right. Rev. CONCORDIA MILITVM / A B / •TSΔ• Vetranio, in military attire, standing front, head to left, holding one labarum with his right hand and another one with his left; above, star. RIC 135. Rare. Gentle light green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 795
Constantius Gallus, Caesar, 351-354. Follis (Bronze, 20 mm, 4.93 g, 6 h), Alexandria, 2nd officina. DN CONSTANTI-VS NOB CAES Draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius Gallus to right; Δ behind neck. Rev. FEL TEMP REPARATIO / ALEB Soldier (or emperor) spearing fallen horseman. LRBC 2841. RIC 77. Well struck, of fine style and attractive chocolate patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 796
Constantius II, 337-361. Reduced Siliqua (Silver, 19 mm, 1.98 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 355-361. D N CONSTANTIVS P F AVG Pearl-diademed draped and cuirassed bust of Constantius II to right. Rev. VOTIS XXX MVLTIS XXXX / CΘ in four lines within wreath. Cohen 343. RIC 133. Toned. Small delamination on the reverse at 6h, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 797
Valens, 364-378. Siliqua (Silver, 18 mm, 1.84 g, 5 h), Antioch, 1st officina, 367-375. D N VALENS PERP AVG Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Valens to right. Rev. VOT X MVLT XX in four lines within wreath; below, ANT A. Cohen 97. RIC 34d. Lightly toned. Somewhat porous, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 798
Lot of 43 Roman Coins. (Bronze, 106 g). Lot of 2 Silver and 41 Bronze or Billon Roman Coins: Including 1 Republican silver Denarius, 1 Denarius of Julia Mamaea, 23 Antoniniani mostly of Gallienus and Salonina with various reverses, 17 fourth century bronzes, 1 Billon Tetradrachm of Carinus from Alexandria. An interesting varied group. Average very good to very fine (43).
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 799
Lot of 34 Roman Bronze Coins. 1st to 4th century AD. (Bronze, 105.09 g). Average good to fine (34).
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 800
Honorius, 393-423. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.45 g, 12 h), 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. RIC 1287. Well struck and toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 801
Justinian I, 527-565. (Bronze, 21 mm, 6.40 g, 6 h), 16 Nummia, Thessalonica, 527-562. 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. BMC 167-169. DOC 98c. SB 177. Attractive bold portrait. Irregular flan as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 25 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Impressive Follis of Justinian I
Lot 802
Justinian I, 527-565. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 39 mm, 22.90 g, 8 h), Constantinople, year 16 = 541/2. D N IVSTINIANVS P P AVI Diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust of Justinian facing, holding globus cruciger and shield; in field to right, cross. Rev. ANNO / XЧ / CON Large M; above, cross; below, B. DOC 40b. SB 163. Well struck on a broad flan, with unusual nice details for the type. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 803
Maurice Tiberius, 582-602. Solidus (Gold, 22 mm, 4.51 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 2nd officina, 582-583/4. DN MAVRIC TIBE P P AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Maurice facing, wearing plumed helmet with diadem and pendillia, and holding globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVGG B / CONOB Angel standing facing, holding rho-topped cross in his right hand and globus cruciger in his left. DOC 4 (unlisted officina). SB 477. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 804
Heraclius, with Heraclius Constantine, 610-641. Hexagram (Silver, 21 mm, 6.45 g, 7 h), Constantinople, circa 632-635. d N N ҺERACLIЧS ET HERA CONSTA (sic) Heraclius and Heraclius Constantine seated facing on double throne, both holding globus cruciger; cross above. Rev. dEЧS AdIЧTA ROMANIS / I Cross potent on globe set on three steps. DOC 62. SB 796. Toned. Reverse struck off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 805
Constantine IV Pogonatus, 668-685. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople 2nd officina. P CONSTANUS P P A Helmeted, diademed and cuirassed bust of Constantine IV facing, turned slightly to right, holding spear in his right hand and with shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORA AVGV B / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 14a. MIB 10. Sear 1157. A bright and clear example. Some striking flatness and die break on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 806
Justinian II, First reign, 685-695. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.30 g, 6 h), Constantinople 10th officina, 686-687. D IUSTINIA-NUS PE AV Crowned and bearded bust of Justinian II facing, with a cross on circlet on the crown, wearing chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORIA AVgU I/ CONOB. DOC 5i. MIB 6. Sear 1246. Lustrous, well struck and beautiful. Slightly bent and with minor medal flaw on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 620 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 807
Justinian II, First reign, 685-695. Solidus (Gold, 19 mm, 4.36 g, 7 h), Constantinople 4th officina, 687-692. D IUSTINIA-NUS PE AV Crowned and bearded bust of Justinian II facing, with a cross on circlet on the crown, wearing chlamys and holding a globus cruciger in his right hand. Rev. VICTORA AVgU Δ / CONOBΓ Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 6b. MIB 7. SB 1247. Elegant details on a rather small flan. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 808
Tiberius III (Apsimar), 698-705. Solidus (Gold, 20 mm, 4.47 g, 6 h), Constantinople. d TIbERIY S PE AV Crowned and cuirassed bust of Tiberius III facing, holding spear in his right hand and with shield over his left shoulder. Rev. VICTORIA AVGY HΔ / CONOB Cross potent on base and three steps. DOC 1 (unattested officina). MIB 1. SB 1360. Magnificent portrait, sharply struck with beautiful luster. Both sides slightly off center, minor scratch on reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 809
Leo III the "Isaurian", with Constantine V, 717-741. 40 Nummia or Follis (Bronze, 10.64 g), Constantinople, 717-741. Lot of 2 Bronze Coins. 1. 24 mm, 5.81 g, 6h. SB 1515 2. 21 mm, 4.83 g, 6h. SB 1516. Both with nice patinas and good details for type. Good very fine or better (2).
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 810
Lot of Seven Byzantine Coins. 6th to 8th century AD. (Bronze, 81.98 g). Average good to fine (7).
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 811
Leo IV the Khazar, with Constantine VI, Leo III, and Constantine V, 775-780. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 4.61 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 778-780. Leo IV and Constantine VI, both wearing crown and chlamys, seated facing on a double throne with curved arms; cross in field above. Rev. Crowned facing busts of Leo III and Constantine V, both wearing loros, set on horizontal bar; cross in field above, two pellets to left, three pellets to right; below, MA, flanked by X and N. DOC 6.5-6. SB 1587. Green-brown surfaces. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 812
Theophilus, with Michael III, 829-842. Miliaresion (Silver, 24 mm, 1.98 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 840-842. +ΘEO/FILOS S MI/XAHL EC ΘE / ЬASILIS RO / MAION in five lines. Rev. hSЧS XRIStЧS hICA Cross potent set on three steps. DOC 12. SB 1664. An exceptional sharp example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 813
Theophilus, 829-842. Follis (Bronze, 28 mm, 7.93 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 830/1-842. ΘEOFIL BASIL Crowned half-length bust of Theophilus facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger. Rev. +ΘEO/FILE AVS/OVSTESV/ hICAS in four lines. DOC 15. SB 1667. Tiber patina. Some roughness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 814
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, with Romanus I, 913-959. Miliaresion (Silver, 23 mm, 2.47 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 945-959. +COҺST'T' ΠORFVROG' CE ROMAҺO EҺ X'ω EVSEЬ' Ь' RωMEOҺ (sic) within three borders of dots with pellets. Rev. IҺSЧS XRISTЧS ҺICA Cross crosslet, with saltire cross at center; all set upon three steps; below, globus. DOC 21. SB 1757. Sharp and bright; very interesting variation of the legend. Some flatness from striking and double struck reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 815
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, 913-959. Follis (Bronze, 26 mm, 5.49 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 944-959. + COҺST ЬASIL RωM Crowned bust of Constantine facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia. Rev. + COҺST / EҺ ӨEO ЬA/SILEVS R/OMEOҺ in four lines. DOC 26. SB 1761 (see note). Dark brown patina. A particularly attractive and academically important example, overstruck on a follis of Romanus I Lecapenus minted in Constantinople at 920-944, SB 1760. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 816
Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus, 913-959. Follis (Bronze, 24 mm, 7.84 g, 5 h), Constantinople, 945-950. + COҺST ЬASIL ROM' Crowned bust of Constantine facing, holding globus cruciger and akakia. Rev. + COҺST / EҺ ӨEO ЬA/SILEVS R/OMEOҺ in four lines. DOC 26. SB 1761. Pleasant patina; well struck and clear example. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 817
Anonymous Folles, time of John I, circa 969-976. (Bronze, 25 mm, 7.22 g, 5 h), Class A1, Constantinople. +EMMANOVHL (sic) / IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator. Rev. + IҺSЧS/XRISTЧS/ЬASILEЧ/ЬASILE in four lines. SB 1793. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 818
Basil II Bulgaroktonos, with Constantine VIII, 976-1025. Miliaresion (Silver, 22 mm, 2.42 g, 12 h), Constantinople, 977-989. En TOVTω nICA T' bASILEI C CωnST' Patriarchal cross crosslet, with pellet in globe 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' and with an ornament above and below; all within triple linear border. DOC 17a. SB 1810. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 819
Constantine X Ducas, 1059-1067. (Gold, 26 mm, 4.38 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhS IXS REX REGNANThIm Christ, nimbate, seated facing on straight-backed throne, raising hand in benediction, holding Gospels. Rev. + KѠN RACΛ O ΔOVKAC Constantine standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding labarum with pellet on shaft and globus cruciger. DOC 1b. SB 1847. Obverse somewhat weakly struck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 820
Constantine X Ducas, 1059-1067. Histamenon (Gold, 25 mm, 4.37 g, 6 h), Constantinople. +IhI XIS REX REGNANTIhm Christ, nimbate, seated facing on straight-backed throne, raising his right hand in benediction and holding book of Gospels in his left. Rev. + KωN BACIΛ O ΔOVKAC Constantine standing facing, wearing crown and loros, holding, with his right hand, labarum with pellet on shaft, and, in his left, a globus cruciger. DOC 1a. SB 1847. Well struck and centered example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 821
Michael VII Ducas, 1071-1078. Nummus (Bronze, 25 mm, 6.42 g, 6 h). Bust of Christ Pantokrator facing; star to each side. Rev. + MIXAHΛ BACIΛ O Δ Crowned bust of Michael facing, holding labarum and globus cruciger. DOC 14. SB 1878. Most attractive dark brown patina. Overstruck as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 822
Alexius I Comnenus, 1081-1118. Tetarteron (Bronze, 14 mm, 1.44 g, 6 h), Thessalonica. [A Δ] K Φ Patriarchal cross set on two steps. Rev. +AΛΕ[...] Crowned bust of Alexios Comnenos facing, wearing loros and holding jeweled scepter and globus cruciger. DOC 45b. SB 1932. Scarce. Dark brown patina, clear example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 823
John II Comnenus, 1118-1143. Tetarteron (Bronze, 17 mm, 2.04 g, 6 h), Thessalonika, 1137-1143. IC XC Christ standing facing on dais. Rev. IωΑ Facing bust of John, holding labarum and globus cruciger. DOC 16b. SB 1954. Dark green glossy patina; unusually fine details for type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 824
John III Ducas (Vatatzes), emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Hyperpyron (Gold, 25 mm, 4.32 g, 6 h), Magnesia, 1232-1254 (?). CI (sic!) - XC Christ enthroned facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, raising his right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in his left. Rev. John on left wearing divitision and loros, holding anexikakia in his left hand and labarum in his right, crowned by the Virgin on right; at sides of the Virgin's head, MP - ΘV. DOC 5. SB 2073. Some graffito and striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 825
John III Ducas (Vatatzes), emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Hyperpyron (Gold, 26 mm, 4.33 g, 6 h), Magnesia, 1232-1254 (?). IC - XC Christ enthroned facing, nimbate, wearing tunic and colobion, raising his right hand in benediction and holding Book of Gospels in his left. Rev. John on left wearing divitision and loros, holding anexikakia in his left hand and labarum in his right, crowned by the Virgin on right; at sides of the Virgin's head, MP - ΘV. DOC 5. SB 2073. Minor graffito on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 826
John III Ducas (Vatatzes), emperor of Nicaea, 1222-1254. Trachy (Bronze, 27 mm, 1.46 g, 6 h), Magnesia. Christ Pantokrator standing facing. Rev. John and St. Constantine standing facing, holding sword between them. DOC 47. SB 2101. Rare; gentle green patina. Particularly thin flan, typical for the issue and double struck obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 827
John Comnenus-Ducas, as emperor of Thessalonica, 1237-1242. Trachy (Bronze, 17 mm, 0.46 g, 6 h), Thessalonika. Facing bust of winged cherubim. Rev. John and St. Demetrius standing facing, holding between them a long cross surmounted by globule. DOC 25. SB 2210. Dark glossy green patina. Irregular flan as usual and some striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 828
John Comnenus-Ducas, as emperor of Thessalonica, 1237-1242. Trachy (Bronze, 20 mm, 0.57 g, 6 h), Thessalonika. Facing bust of winged cherubim. Rev. John and St. Demetrius standing facing, holding between them a long cross surmounted by globule. DOC 25. SB 2210. Dark brown patina, attractive details for type. Irregular flan as usual, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 829
Michael VIII Palaeologus, as Emperor of Nicaea, 1258-1261. Hyperpyron (Gold, 25 mm, 4.16 g, 7 h), Constantinople, 1261-1282. The Virgin orans within city walls furnished with six groups of towers. Rev. St. Michael on left presenting kneeling emperor to Christ enthroned on right, holding scroll. SB 2242. Nice and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 830
Michael VIII Palaeologus, 1261-1282. Trachy (Bronze, 27 mm, 2.14 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. IC - XC / K K Nimbate facing bust of Christ. Rev. Archangel Michael presenting kneeling emperor to seated Christ. DOC 46. SB 2259. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 45 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 831
Andronicus II Palaeologus, with Michael IX, 1282-1328. Hyperpyron (Gold, 24 mm, 4.01 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1325-1334. Bust of the Virgin orans within the city walls furnished with six groups of towers; sigla K/Δ. Rev. IC - XC, fragmentary inscription. Christ standing facing, crowning Andronicus II (to left) and Michael IX (to right). DOC 254. PCPC 127 (sigla 49). SB 2396. Well centered and attractive. Clipped, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 832
Andronicus III Palaeologus, 1328-1341. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 1.45 g, 6 h), Constantinopolis. Cross ancrée with pellets. Rev. Andronicus standing facing, holding cross scepter in his right hand and globus in his left. DOC 908. SB 2481. Dark green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Appealing rare assarion of Andronicus II with Michael IX
Lot 833
Andronicus II Palaeologus, with Michael IX, 1282-1328. Assarion (Bronze, 19 mm, 1.92 g, 6 h), Constantinople, 1295-1320. KYPIE CωCON TOUC BACIΛEIC / IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantoktator. Rev. AYTOKPATOP[EC PωMAIωN] Andronicus and Michael standing facing, holding labarum between them. DOC 681-2. SB 2436. Pleasant tiber patina; well centered and clear with fine details for issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 834
John VI Cantacuzene, second reign, 1353-1354. Basilikon (Silver, 16 mm, 0.66 g, 12 h), Constantinople or Didymoteichon. IC XC / B ΦΡ Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing. Rev. ΔHMTω ΓoA Iω O KTKN St. Demetrius holding cross, standing right, extending hand to John Cantacuzenos, orans, standing facing. DOC 1206 var. SB 2541. Same dies as CNG 106, 13 September 2017, 901. Very rare in this condition; well struck on good medal, with pleasant details and attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 835
John VIII Palaeologus, 1425-1448. (Silver, 25 mm, 6.91 g, 7 h), Stavraton. IC XC Facing bust of Christ Pantokrator with radiate nimbus. Rev. +I[ωANH]C ΔΕCΠΟΤΙC ΠΑΛEΟΛΟΓΟC +ΘΥ ΧΑΡΙΤΙ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΟΡ Nimbate and crowned facing bust of John VIII. DOC 1663-4. SB 2563. Toned; unusual fine details for type with most of the inscription visible. Flan cracks and some flatness as usual, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 836
KHWARAZMIA, Afrighids. Sawšafan, Second half of 8th century AD. Drachm (Silver, 27 mm, 3.14 g, 7 h). Crowned head of King to right; three pellets behind his neck. Rev. King on horseback right, holding bow. Rtvelazde 49. Zeimal pg. 262, 7. Toned fine example. Reverse slightly doubled, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 837
KHWARAZMIA, Afrighids. Sawšafan, Second half of 8th century AD. Drachm (Silver, 27 mm, 3.18 g, 1 h). Crowned and diademed bust right; forked cross to left. Rev. King on horseback right, holding whip. Rtvelazde 48. Zeimal fig. 7, 6-7. Very rare. Some flatness from striking, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 838
KHWARAZMIA, Afrighids. Sawšafan, Second half of 8th century AD. Drachm (Silver, 27 mm, 2.98 g, 12 h). Crowned head of King to right. Rev. King on horseback right, holding bow. Kuznetsov Group III. Rtvelazde 48. Vainberg Type ΓV. Zeimal fig. 7, 6-7. Toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 839
ITALY. Venezia (Venice). Andrea Dandolo, 1342-1354. Ducat (Gold, 20 mm, 3.51 g, 6 h). ANDR DANDVLO / S M VENETI / DVX St. Mark standing right, presenting banner to Doge kneeling left. Rev. SIT T XRE DAT O TV / REGIS ISTE DVCAT Christ the Redeemer standing facing within mandorla with nine stars. Friedberg 1219. Paolucci 1. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 840
ITALY. Venezia (Venice). Marco Cornaro, 1365-1367. Soldino (Silver, 16 mm, 0.54 g, 9 h), 59th Doge, Secondo Aventurado, mintmaster. + MARC' COR-NAR' DVX Doge kneeling left, holding banner. Rev. +•S• MARCVS• VENETI• Lion of Venice (San Marcus) rampant left, holding banner; S to left. CNI VII 2. Gamberini 109. Paolucci 2. Well struck clear example with excellent details. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 841
ITALY. Venezia (Venice). Andrea Contarini, 1367-1382. Soldino (Silver, 15 mm, 0.53 g, 11 h), 60th Doge, Filippo Barbarigo, mintmaster. +ANDR'Q'TAR DVX Doge kneeling left, holding banner; to left, F. Rev. +S MARCVS VENETI Lion of S. Marco left. CNI VII 17. Paolucci 4. Garberini 120. Well struck, sharp and clear example. Virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Rare Soldino of Michele Morosini, 1 year Dux of Venice
Lot 842
ITALY. Venezia (Venice). Michele Morosini, 1382. Soldino (Silver, 17 mm, 0.50 g, 11 h), 61st Doge. +MICHL• MA-VROC• DVX Doge kneeling left, holding banner; to right F, to left, star. Rev. +•S• MARCVS: VENETI: Lion of S. Marco left. CNI VII, 4. Biaggi 2851. Gamberini 127. Paolucci 3. Extremely rare, well struck with sharp areas; good silver. Flan fault at 12h, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 843
BULGARIA. Second Empire. Georgi Terter I, 1280–1292. Groš (Silver, 21 mm, 1.45 g, 6 h), Imitating a grosso of Giovanni Dandolo (1280-1289), uncertain mint. IC XC Christ Pantokrator enthroned facing. Rev. S M VENETI D DΛNDVL Dux and St. Mark standing facing, holding banner of Venice between them. Raduchev & Zhekov Type 1.17.1. Youroukova & Penchev 160. Very rare, toned example. Slightly wavy flan, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 844
KINGDOM OF HUNGARY AND CROATIA. Banovina of Slavonia, uncertain Ban. Banovac (Silver, 14 mm, 0.73 g, 2 h), struck in the name of Ladislaus IV of Hungary, Zagreb, 1272-1290. +MORETA REGIS P SCLAVORIA Marten advancing left; above and below, star. Rev. Patriarchal cross; star and crescent across upper field, barred R-L across middle field, and small R, above crowned heads facing one another across lower field; pellets behind each neck. Scarce variety. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 40 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
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