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

Lot nuber 1008

LOMBARDS, Tuscany. Municipal coinage. Circa 700-750. AV Tremissis (16mm, 1.36 g, 6h). Lucca mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1008.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Early Medieval, Gold

Sold For $ 3 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LOMBARDS, Tuscany. Municipal coinage. Circa 700-750. AV Tremissis (16mm, 1.36 g, 6h). Lucca mint. + FLAVIA LVCA, stellate symbol within circle; leaves in voids / · VIVIVIVIVIVIVIVIVIV, cross potent. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 67 (for a similar Lucca issue, but in the name of Aistulf); Bernareggi 206 var. (star above and below cross); Bernareggi, Moneta 18 var. (same); BMC Vandals 1; MEC 1, 319 var. (same). Toned, flan cracks. VF. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from B&H Kreindler. Ex Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Part I, Classical Numismatic Group 100, 7 October 2015), lot 390; John Work Garrett Collection (Part II, Leu/Numismatic Fine Arts, 16 October 1984), lot 562, purchased from St. Louis Stamp & Coin Company, 22 February 1922.


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.