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

Lot nuber 1056

DENMARK. temp. Svend III Grathe, Knud V, and Valdemar I den Store (the Great). 1146-1157. AR Bracteate (16mm, 0.28 g, 12h). Civil War issue. Mint in Nørrejylland (Northern Jutland).


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1056.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

World, Silver

Sold For $ 1 200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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DENMARK. temp. Svend III Grathe, Knud V, and Valdemar I den Store (the Great). 1146-1157. AR Bracteate (16mm, 0.28 g, 12h). Civil War issue. Mint in Nørrejylland (Northern Jutland). Two helmeted, confronted busts in stylized ship, each holding sword over shoulder; annulet to upper right / Incuse of obverse. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe 217; Hauberg 1; Hauberg Collection 1434 = Hede III, 75. Toned. VF. Rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex TJH Collection (Triton XVIII, 6 January 2015), lot 1500.

‘The most novel and curious of Danish twelfth-century coins however are those belong to the brief middle period of 1146-57. They consist of small bracteates... and have a great variety of designs: a crowned pair of heads, a warrior with shield or pennon, a two- or three-towered buidling, an Agnus Dei.’ Grierson, p.217

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.