|Sale: CNG 82, Lot: 1142. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 September 2009.
Sold For $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
temp. Alboin-Rule of the Dukes (Interregnum).
Circa 565-572. AR Half Siliqua (0.60 g, 6h). In the name of Justinian I or Justin II. Struck circa 527-578. D H IVS [...] S PD IVI, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Large Chi-Rho set on globe, six-rayed star on either side of base; all within wreath. Cf. MEC 1, 295-7 (Justinian I); Arslan -; BMC Vandals 4-8 (Justinian I) and 14 (Justin II). VF, toned, flan chipped in antiquity.
From the Giamba Collection.