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

Lot nuber 1142

ITALY, Papale (Stato pontificio). John VIII. 872-882. AR Denaro (22mm, 1.29 g, 6h). nomine Charles II or Charles III, Holy Roman emperor. Rome mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1142.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

World, Silver

Sold For $ 1 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ITALY, Papale (Stato pontificio). John VIII. 872-882. AR Denaro (22mm, 1.29 g, 6h). nomine Charles II or Charles III, Holy Roman emperor. Rome mint. + KAROLV(horizontal S) (MP), IOHANS monogram / S/C/S to left, P/E/TR/VS to right, half-length bust of St. Peter, wearing mantum and stole, facing slightly left, holding cross-tipped scepter. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 95; CNI XV 5; MIR 47; Muntoni 2; Berman 36; MEC 1, 1053. Deeply toned. Good VF. Good metal for issue. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Künker 254 (6 October 2014), lot 1130.

After the death of Charles the Bald in 877, Pope John VIII reintroduced a handsome denier depicting Saint Peter.

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.