Auction 10  –  18 May 2015

Nomos, Auction 10

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Mo, 18.05.2015, from 4:00 PM CEST
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ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Constans, 337-350. Multiple of 1 1/2 Solidi (Gold, 25mm, 6.73g 6), struck as a donative on his coming to the throne at the death of his father, Aquileia, 337. FL IVL CONSTANS P F AVG Draped and cuirassed bust of Con­stans to right, wearing laurel and rosette diadem. Rev. VIRTVS CONSTANTIS AVG / *SMAQ Constans, in military dress, standing left, holding labarum inscribed with ΧΡ monogram in his right hand and reversed spear in his left; to right, at his feet, bound captive to right. Bastien Donativa 82a and note 3. Cohen 188. Gnechhi I pl. 13, 11. Mazzini 188 = ESR Collection 427. Paolucci/Zub p. 113, 365. RIC VIII, p. 315, 3. A. Zeno Collection 2282. Of the greatest rarity, with less than half a dozen known exam­ples . Good extremely fine. From a Swiss collection.

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Price realized 70'000 CHF
Starting price 28'000 CHF
Estimate 35'000 CHF
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