GERMANY, Halberstadt (Bistum). Gero von Schermbke.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 1017. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1160-1177. AR Bracteate Pfennig (0.91 g). Nimbate bust of St. Stephan, orans and surrounded by stones, above a city gate; within the gate, bust of a bishop holding crozier and Gospels; pellets in squares around / Incuse of obverse. Bonhoff 465; Löbbecke 41; Reichmann -. Good VF, fine old collection toning. Old inventory number and traces of red wax on reverse.
From the Collection of a California Gentleman. Ex Robert Schonwalter Collection (Triton VIII, 11 January 2005), lot 1568.