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

Lot nuber 939

Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. Emperor of Nicaea, 1254-1258. AR Trachy (26mm, 2.68 g, 6h). Magnesia mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 939.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Byzantine, Silver

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

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Theodore II Ducas-Lascaris. Emperor of Nicaea, 1254-1258. AR Trachy (26mm, 2.68 g, 6h). Magnesia mint. The Virgin Mary enthroned facing, holding head of the Holy Infant on lap; (MP) ΘV across upper field, Δ on cushion to either side of Virgin / Theodore enthroned facing, wearing stemma, divitision, loros, and sagion, holding labarum-tipped scepter in left hand, globus cruciger in right. DOC 8; SB 2140. Light graffiti in margin on obverse. Near EF. Extremely rare, none in CoinArchives. Attractive in hand.


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.