Very Rare Sardinian Mint Solidus
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 447. Estimate $5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
First reign, 685-695. AV Solidus (4.33 g, 6h). Uncertain Sardinian mint. [∂ N] IЧSτI NIANЧS PP (S's retrograde), crowned and draped facing beardless bust, holding globus cruciger / VCτORIA VS (S retrograde) (sic
), cross potent on three steps; CONOB. DOC 36 var. (rev. legend); cf. MIB 19; SB 1276. EF, slightly softly struck on reverse at edge. Very rare.