UNCERTAIN GERMANIC TRIBES.
|CNG 90, Lot: 1983. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Mid – late 5th century AD. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.61 g, 6h). Imitating a Constantinople mint solidus of Theodosius II. OH THEOOO SIHS PP ΛVC, diademed, helmeted, and cuirassed bust facing slightly right, holding spear and shield / SΛLVS ΠEI PV(block-form B)LICΛE , Theodosius II, enthroned, and Valentinian III, standing facing, each holding mappa and cruciform scepter; star above. Cf. RIC X 233; Deyperot 78/1; MEC 1 -; cf. Gorny & Mosch 73, 545 (for rev. type). EF. Extremely rare.
Ex Classical Numismatic Review XXII.1 (Winter-Spring 1997), no. 50.