obolos 16
11. October 2020
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Lot 1205
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
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Honorius, 393-423. Siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.91 g, 7 h), Milan, 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. RIC 1228. RSC 59†b. Nicely toned. With clipped edges, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

From a Dutch collection.

Despite the slight clipping, a practice often done in late antiquity even though the act was criminal, this coin exhibits nearly full legends. Usually when a siliqua from this period is clipped it has been done such that most of the legends are no longer even on the coin!
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
12 Oct 2020 00:02:30 CEST
Current Date & Time:
25 Oct 2020 11:58:27 CET
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
220 CHF by WILLI (Bids: 13)

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Lot 1205
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Honorius, 393-423. Siliqua (Silver, 14 mm, 0.91 g, 7 h), Milan, 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. RIC 1228. RSC 59†b. Nicely toned. With clipped edges, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Lot 1206
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Theodosius II, 402-450. Solidus (Gold, 21 mm, 4.42 g, 6 h), Constantinople, circa 408-430. D N THEODO-SIVS 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. CONCORDIA AVGG B / CONOB Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, her head turned 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; in field to left, star. Depeyrot 73/2. RIC 202. Centered and clear; a well struck example. Minor scratches on the obverse fields, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Lot 1207
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Theodosius II, 402-450. Tremissis (Gold, 16 mm, 1.46 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 walking right, her head turned left, holding wreath in her right hand and globus cruciger in her left; in field to right, star. Depeyrot 70/1. RIC X, 213. Sharp and well centered. Slightly double-struck on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
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