VISIGOTHS, Gaul. Uncertain king.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2233. Estimate $750.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $1250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 417-507. AV Solidus (4.38 g, 6h). Struck in the name of Libius Severus (Severus III), circa AD 461-466. D N HBIVS SEVE-RVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Emperor standing facing, right foot on human-headed serpent, holding long cross and Victory: R-A//COMOB. RIC X 3755 var. (obv. legend); MEC 1, 175 var. (same) . Good VF, struck with slightly rusty dies.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.