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

Lot nuber 1166

ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Pietro I il grande (the Great), with Constanza. 1282-1285. AV Pierreale (24mm, 4.38 g, 6h). Messina mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Four – World Coinage Part II, British Coinage and Medals, and Large Lots
Lot: 1166.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

World, Gold

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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ITALY, Sicilia (Regno). Pietro I il grande (the Great), with Constanza. 1282-1285. AV Pierreale (24mm, 4.38 g, 6h). Messina mint. + SUmmA POTЄnCI’A · ЄST · In DЄO ·/+ · P · DЄI · GRA · ARAGOn · SICIL · RЄX, coat-of-arms; annulet sops / + XPS · UInCIT · XPS · RЄGnAT · XPS · ImPAT/+ COSTA · DЄI · GRA · ARAG · SICIL · RЄG, eagle standing left, head upturned right, with wings spread. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 255; Spahr 4; MIR 170; MEC 14, 6 var. (rev. legend); Friedberg 654. Superb EF.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from Charles H. Wolfe, III, 2001.

Peter of Aragon and Constance introduced the gold Pierreale to Sicily. This type continued unchanged in design in silver into the 15th century.

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.