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Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots

Lot nuber 1094

GERMANY, Merseburg (Bistum). Johannes. 1151-1170. AR Bracteate (35mm, 0.99 g).


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1094.
 Estimated: $ 30 000

World, Silver

Sold For $ 32 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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GERMANY, Merseburg (Bistum). Johannes. 1151-1170. AR Bracteate (35mm, 0.99 g). St. Lawrence, facing slightly right and holding palm frond in right hand, and Bishop Johannes, facing slightly left, holding crozier in right hand and gospel in left; below, arch reading IOHANNЄS • ЄPISCOPVS; below arch, the Martyrdom of St. Lawrence: two torturers prodding St. Lawrence, lying left on slab, quatrefoils flanking / Incuse of obverse. Gotha 387 (this coin); Kestner 2040-1; Bonhoff 918; Löbbecke 432. Wonderful cabinet toning. Choice EF. Very rare in this size.

From the Dr. William J. Conte Collection of Bracteates. Ex Dr. Helmut Hahn Collection (Künker 301, 1 February 2018), lot 560; Dr. Gustav Hoecke Collection (Münz Zentrum 73, 22 April 1992), lot 3043; 1900 Gotha Find, 387.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots will be held Wednesday afternoon, 15 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.