Roma Numismatics Ltd > Auction XXVIIAuction date: 22 March 2023
Lot number: 803

Price realized: 6,000 GBP   (Approx. 7,339 USD / 6,800 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

Julius Nepos AV Solidus. Arelate, AD 474-475. D N IVL NEPOS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, helmeted and cuirassed bust facing slightly to right, holding spear and shield decorated with horseman motif / VICTORIA AVGGG, Victory standing facing, head to left, holding long cross; A-R across fields, COMOB in exergue. RIC X 3223; Depeyrot 29/1; Lacam 8 = Heritage NYINC 3071, 32317 = NAC 33, 632; DOCLR 948; E. A. Arslan and M. A. Turchetti, Il Ripostiglio Di San Mamiliano a Sovana (Sorano-GR): 498 Solidi Da Onorio a Romolo Augusto (Fondazione Centro italiano di studi sull'alto Medioevo, 2015), 479-83. 4.34g, 22mm, 5h.

About Extremely Fine; slightly creased. Exceedingly Rare; only one example on CoinArchives.

This coin published in I. Vecchi, R. Beale and S. Parkin, The Mare Nostrum Hoard (forthcoming);
From the Mare Nostrum Hoard (1954).

Estimate: 5000 GBP