Very Rare Rome Mint Anthemius – RIC and Lacam Plate Coin
|CNG 84, Lot: 1584. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $8000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 467-472. AV Solidus (20mm, 4.38 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 471-472. D N ANTHEMI VS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear over shoulder and round shield decorated with soldier on horseback riding right / SALVS REI P V BLICAE, Anthemius and Leo I standing facing, supporting filleted globus cruciger inscribed PAX between them, with the latter also holding Victory on globe; R/M//COMOB. RIC X 2804 and pl. 62, 2804 = Lacam 30 and pl. CXI (this coin); Depeyrot 70/1. EF, toned, slight die shift on reverse. Very rare.
Ex Triton XI (7 January 2008), lot 1050; Lanz 123 (30 May 2005), lot 981.