TIBERIUS III (Apsimar).
|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 1114. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
698-705 AD. AV Solidus (4.10 g, 6h). Syracuse mint? Crowned facing bust, holding spear and shield / Cross potent on three steps; H L
in fields; CONOB. DOC II 25; Spahr -; MIB III 32; SB 1384. EF for issue, toned, partial flat strike, a few light scrapes. Rare. ($750)
The arguments for this being from an unknown provincial mint are similar to those for the previous lot; it is even further removed from the typical Syracusan style.