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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 873

Constantine I. AD 307/310-337. AV Nine Siliqua – 1½ Scripulum (15.5mm, 1.62 g, 12h). Nicomedia mint. Struck AD 335.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 873.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 10 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Constantine I. AD 307/310-337. AV Nine Siliqua – 1½ Scripulum (15.5mm, 1.62 g, 12h). Nicomedia mint. Struck AD 335. Rosette-diademed head right, eyes to God / VICTORIA CONSTANTINI AVG, Victory, winged, draped, seated right on cuirass, holding a shield inscribed VOT/ XXX in two lines; to right, small winged Genius (or Cupid) supporting the shield with both hands; SMN. Depeyrot 46/4, otherwise unpublished in the standard references. Lustrous, scratches. EF. Extremely rare, the third recorded example.

Depeyrot cites one example in a public collection in Trier. The second recorded example was sold in Triton XIV (4 January 2011), lot 838 (hammer $15,000) and subsequently sold by Numismatica Ars Classica 102 (24 October 2017), lot 583 (hammer 15,000 CHF).

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 Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM 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.