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Triton XXII, Lot: 1215. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

FRANKS, Pseudo-Imperial issues. temp. Childeric I to Clovis. 481-511. AV Solidus (20.25mm, 4.40 g, 6h). In the name of the Byzantine emperor Anastasius I. Uncertain mint. Struck circa 500-511. D N ΛNΛSTΛ SIV S PP ΛVC, helmeted, diademed, and cuirassed bust facing, holding spear over shoulder and shield decorated with horseman motif / V ΔCTORI Δ ΔVCCC, Victory standing left, holding jeweled cross in right hand; star to right; Δ//COMOB. NM –; cf. Belfort 5039; cf. Boutin 1014, 1015, and 1022; cf. MEC 1, 344; cf. Künker 227, lot 2033 (all refs for type). EF, toned, minor edge marks.


From the Londinium Collection.