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

Lot nuber 1013

LOMBARDS, Beneventum. Grimoald III, with Charlemagne, king of the Franks. 788-806. AV Tremissis (17mm, 1.24 g, æh). Struck 788-792.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1013.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Early Medieval, Gold

Sold For $ 1 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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LOMBARDS, Beneventum. Grimoald III, with Charlemagne, king of the Franks. 788-806. AV Tremissis (17mm, 1.24 g, æh). Struck 788-792. + GRIM – – VΛLD, crowned, draped, and cuirassed bust facing, holding globus cruciger / DOMS (four pellets) CAR • (RX), cross potent; G R across field, pellets flanking base; VIC(wedge). Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 70; Oddy 444; CNI XVIII 8; BMC Vandals 4; Arslan 94; MEC 1, 1098. Toned. Good VF. Lot includes two old collector tickets.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins, purchased from Andy Singer.

‘At the date of his father’s death [Grimoald] was a hostage at the Frankish court, and Charlemagne only released him in return for an undertaking to abandon the title of princeps and use Charlemagne’s name or monogram in his charters and on his coins’. Grierson, p.32

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.