ITALY, Brescia. Comune.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 1838. Estimate $100.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1186-1337. BI Denaro scodellato (0.72 g, 11h). Struck in the name of Holy Roman Emperor Federico I Barbarossa, 1186-1254. + FRE[DERI]CVS (S horizontal), Ω/P · R/I in three lines / + BRI · SIA (S horizontal), cross pattée. CNI IV 1; Biaggi 412. Good VF, lightly toned.
From the Leonard O. Greenfield Collection.
Undertaking six expeditions to Italy, Frederick I Barbarossa was crowned in 1155 by Pope Hadrian IV after defeating the republican city comune lead by Arnold de Brescia.