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313, Lot: 531. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

UNCERTAIN GERMANIC TRIBES, Pseudo-Imperial coinage. Mid to late 5th century AD. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.24 g, 6h). Imitating Roman emperor Arcadius. D N ΛBCADI VS PP AVC, pearl-and-rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / OИCOBOI Λ ΛVCCC, Constantinopolis seated facing on throne, head right, holding scepter and shield inscribed IOI/MVY/X; Γ//(wedge)OИO(wedge). Fagerlie –; MEC 1, –; CNG 91, lot 1137 (same dies); Peus 337, lot 651 (same obv. die). Near EF, obverse struck with slightly rusty die, minor double strike on obverse, evidence of prior lacquering.