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

Lot nuber 1017

BURGUNDIANS. Gundomar II. 524-532. AV Tremissis (14mm, 1.46 g, 6h). In the name of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I (527-565). Lyon mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1017.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Early Medieval, Gold

Sold For $ 4 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BURGUNDIANS. Gundomar II. 524-532. AV Tremissis (14mm, 1.46 g, 6h). In the name of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I (527-565). Lyon mint. D N IVSTINIΛNVS P P (ΛV)CC, diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VICTOR IΛ ΛC CC, Victory standing right, holding palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in outstretched right hand; star to left, (MAR) monogram to right; Λ//[C]OMOB. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 32 and C1 var. (Justin I); Tomasini Group JAN 11; Alise-Sainte-Reine Hoard 26 (same dies); MEC 1, 341 var. (same). Near EF. Very rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Künker 227 (11 March 2013), lot 2042; Collection d’un Amateur Bourguignon (Part I, Crinon-Alde 51, 14 June 2010), lot 27.

Although struck bearing the name of the Eastern Roman Emperors on the obverse the late Burgundian gold issues are attributable to particular kings by the various monograms placed in the reverse fields. Gundomar II was the last independent Burgundian ruler, losing his kingdom in battle with the Franks.

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.