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CNG Feature Auction 118

Lot nuber 1189

Maurice Tiberius. 582-602. AR Quarter Siliqua (11mm, 0.54 g, 5h). Carthage mint.

CNG Feature Auction 118
Lot: 1189.
 Estimated: $ 500

Byzantine, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 1 800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Maurice Tiberius. 582-602. AR Quarter Siliqua (11mm, 0.54 g, 5h). Carthage mint. Helmeted and cuirassed facing bust; two crosses flanking / Cruciform monogram. DOC 242 var. (monogram); MIBE 63a–b var. (same; sixth siliquae); SB 555 var. (same). Toned, light roughness. VF. Unique.

From the Malcolm W. Heckman Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 69 (8 June 2005), lot 1824.

This coin represents the third known variety of the Maurice monogram type quarter siliqua from Carthage (called sixth siliquae in MIBE). The common type (MIBE 63a) has a monogram composed of the Greek letters MAVPK, while a very rare variety (MIBE 63b) has a mixture of Greek and Latin letters, MARK. This new specimen is purely Greek, MAPK.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 118 lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 13-14 September 2021. CNG Feature Auction 118 – Session Four – Roman Imperial Coinage Part 2 through Antiquities will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 September 2021 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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