LOMBARDS, Tuscany. Uncertain king.
|CNG 88, Lot: 1757. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 620-700. AV Tremissis (15mm, 1.46 g, 6h). Pseudo-Imperial coinage. Uncertain mint in Tuscany, possibly Lucca. Struck in the name of the Byzantine Emperor Heraclius. D N HERΛC LI P TR P ΛVC, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VIITOЯIΛ ΛVCVSTOЯVN, long cross potent; COИOB. Bernareggi, Moneta
16; BMC Vandals p. 135, 12; cf. MEC 1, 307. Near EF.
Ex Triton I (2 December 1997), lot 1752.