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21 February 2021
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Lot 778
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
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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.

From the Trausnitz Collection, acquired prior to 2007.

The unusual style of this coin suggests that it is probably a very well-made contemporary imitation struck by the Germanic invaders - perhaps the Ostrogoths? - as opposed to an official mint issue.
Current Status
Online bidding closes:
21 Feb 2021 21:29:00 CET
Current Date & Time:
19 Sep 2021 04:40:43 CEST
Remaining Time:
Closed
Hammer Price:
700 CHF by MailBidder9024 (Bids: 10)

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Lot 778
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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
Lot 779
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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
Lot 780
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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
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