|Sale: Triton VI, Lot: 1087. Estimate $7500.
Closing Date: Monday, 13 January 2003.
Sold For $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
307-337 AD. Æ Gilt Medallion (40.92 gm). Rome mint. Struck 326 AD. CONSTANTI-NVS MAX AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / GLORIA SAE-CVLI VIR-TVS CAESS, Constantine, laureate, seated left on cuirass, holding sceptre and extending his right hand to receive a Phoenix on globe from Crispus standing right in military attire; trophy behind, panther at his feet; PR in exergue. RIC VII 279; Gnecchi pl. 130, 2 (same dies); Cohen 269. Nice VF, brown patina under a fair amount of gilding. Very rare. ($7500)
Ex Leo Benz Collection (Lanz 100, 20 November 2000), lot 524; Leu 25 (23 April 1980), lot 434; A. Signorelli Collection (P. & P. Santamaria, 13 March 1953), lot 1355; L. Vierordt Collection (J. Schulman, 5 March 1923), lot 2646.