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

Lot nuber 1098

GERMANY, Thüringia (Landgrafschaft). Ludwig III der Fromme (the Pious). 1172-1190. AR Bracteate (44mm, 0.93 g). Gotha mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1098.
 Estimated: $ 25 000

World, Silver

Sold For $ 24 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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GERMANY, Thüringia (Landgrafschaft). Ludwig III der Fromme (the Pious). 1172-1190. AR Bracteate (44mm, 0.93 g). Gotha mint. + LVDЄVVICHVS • PROVINCIALIS • COMЄS • A, Ludwig, in full armor, right on caparisoned horse, holding banner in right hand and shield in left; to left, small quatrefoil above small cross pattée with central pellet in incuse in each bar / Incuse of obverse. Kestner 2201-2; Bonhoff 1308-10; Löbbecke 752-4; . Wonderful cabinet tone. Superb EF.

From the Dr. William J. Conte Collection of Bracteates. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XLIII.1 (Winter 2018), no. 458293; Triton XX (10 January 2017), lot 1225; Margaretha Ley Collection (Lanz 69, 7 June 1994), lot 353; Marquis Albrecht Kubinsky von Hohekubin Collection (Lanz 41, 26 May 1987), lot 64.


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.