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

Lot nuber 1018

MEROVINGIANS, Pseudo-Imperial coinage. temp. Clovis I-Clotaire I. 481-560. AV Tremissis (14mm, 1.47 g, 8h). Imitating an issue of the Byzantine emperor Anastasius I (491-518). Uncertain mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1018.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Early Medieval, Gold

Sold For $ 4 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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MEROVINGIANS, Pseudo-Imperial coinage. temp. Clovis I-Clotaire I. 481-560. AV Tremissis (14mm, 1.47 g, 8h). Imitating an issue of the Byzantine emperor Anastasius I (491-518). Uncertain mint. IΛVITΛ SIVOVIIVC, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VICTORI Λ CVSTO, Victory advancing right, holding palm frond over left shoulder and wreath in outstretched right hand; IIVI. Tomasini Group A 2c, 62 (same dies); NM –; MEC 1, –. Slight soft strike on reverse, minor edge flaw. EF. Apparently extremely rare.

This coin has stylistic affinities with Burgundian issues, see lots 1016 & 1017 above.

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.