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

Lot nuber 1009

LOMBARDS, Lombardy & Tuscany. Liutprand. 712-744. AV Tremissis (23mm, 1.27 g, 1h). Pavia mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1009.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Early Medieval, Gold

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

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LOMBARDS, Lombardy & Tuscany. Liutprand. 712-744. AV Tremissis (23mm, 1.27 g, 1h). Pavia mint. D N LIV PRDN (Rx), pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right; to right, T above triple pellets / SCS M HΛHIL, St. Michael standing left, holding long cross in right hand and round shield in left. Cf. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 44 (for type); Bernareggi 116 var. (legends; four pellets); Bernareggi, Moneta 8; Arslan –; cf. BMC Vandals 3; MEC 1, 322 var. (legends; obv. letter); cf. Elsen 111, lot 527. EF. Fully lustrous. Extremely rare variety of a rare control.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 108 (16 May 2018), lot 794.

In the late 7th century the Lombardic coinage in the Po valley begun to depart from late Roman and Byzantine models. The king’s name and ‘portrait’ appears on the obverse and a new reverse type Saint Michael The Archangel is introduced on the reverse. Although no mint name appears on the coin they are attributable to the capital of Pavia.

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.