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

Lot nuber 1162

ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Manfredi. 1258-1266. AV Multiplo di tarì (19mm, 6.64 g, 9h). Class C. Messina mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1162.
 Estimated: $ 750

World, Gold

Sold For $ 950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Manfredi. 1258-1266. AV Multiplo di tarì (19mm, 6.64 g, 9h). Class C. Messina mint. Eagle with spread wings; uncertain symbol to upper left / Latin cross pattée flanked by IC–XC with macrons above/ИI–KA; two annulets below. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 253 (for a tarì of Federico II); cf. CNI XVIII 4; cf. Spahr 180; cf. MIR 130; cf. MEC 14, 600; Friedberg 511. Toned. Good VF.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 57 (28 March 2001), lot 1584.

Grierson (p.111) discusses the monetary history of the Regno in the 13th century. ‘The tareni remained in traditional fineness but were of no specific denomination, the coins passing simply by weight.’

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.