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

Lot nuber 935

Theophilus. 829-842. AV Solidus (21mm, 4.49 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 829-830.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 935.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Byzantine, Gold

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

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Theophilus. 829-842. AV Solidus (21mm, 4.49 g, 6h). Constantinople mint. Struck 829-830. * ӨЄOFI LOS ЬASILЄ’, crowned facing bust, wearing slight beard and loros, and holding cruciform scepter and globus cruciger / CVRIЄ ЬOHӨH τO SO ∂OVLO * Є, patriarchal cross set upon three steps. DOC 1a.2 (same obv. die); Füeg 1.A.1; SB 1655; Berk 248 (this coin illustrated). A very slight spot of striking weakness near the center. EF.

Ex Property of Princeton Economics acquired by Martin Armstrong (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 271, 11 January 2012), lot 131; Sotheby’s New York 7214 (2 November 1998), lot 442.


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.