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

Lot nuber 878

Constans. AD 337-350. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.46 g, 5h). Thessalonica mint. Struck AD 337-340.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 878.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Constans. AD 337-350. AV Solidus (22mm, 4.46 g, 5h). Thessalonica mint. Struck AD 337-340. FL IVL CON STANS P F AVG, pearl-and-rosette-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VIRTVS EXERCITVM, Constans standing facing, head left, wearing military attire, holding a trophy mounted on a spear with his right hand and a shield on the ground with his left; a captive seated to either side at his feet, the one on the left with his hands bound, and the one on his right holding his head with his left hand, both are looking upward at the emperor; TES. RIC VIII 34; Depeyrot 4/7; Mazzini 191 (this coin); Biaggi 2126. In NGC encapsulation 4530008-002, graded MS*. Strike: 5/5; Surface: 4/5. Rare.

Ex Continental Collection (Triton XX, 10 January 2017), lot 874; Numismatic Fine Arts XXXIII (3 May 1994), lot 695; Numismatic Fine Arts XXIX (13 August 1992), lot 441; Numismatic Fine Arts XXII (1 June 1989), lot 140; Giuseppe Mazzini Collection, no. 191.


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.