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

Lot nuber 1165

ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Carlo I d'Angiò or Carlo II d'Angiò. 1266-1309. AV Saluto d’oro (23mm, 4.37 g, 12h). Napoli (Naples) mint. Struck after 1278.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1165.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

World, Gold

Sold For $ 6 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Carlo I d'Angiò or Carlo II d'Angiò. 1266-1309. AV Saluto d’oro (23mm, 4.37 g, 12h). Napoli (Naples) mint. Struck after 1278. + KAROL’ · DЄI · GRA · IЄRL’m · SICILIЄ · RЄX, coat-of-arms; above, crescent between two stars; to left and right, rosette between two stars / + AVЄ · GRACIA · PLЄnA · DOMInUS · TЄCUm, c. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe C11; CNI XIX 1-4; MIR 18 (Napoli); Spahr –; MEC 14, 675-6; Friedberg 808. Toned. EF.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 95 (4 October 2004), lot 459.

In 1278 the coinage was comprehensively transformed. The Saluto d’oro, a coin of good gold was introduced, ‘having on the obverse an admirable representation of the Annunciation and on the other the shield of Naples-Jerusalem.’ (Grierson p.112).

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.