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Arcadius, Lot of Two Fractional gold coins, a very rare semissis and a tremissis. 1. Semissis, Constantinople, 403-8 AD, 2.24g, 6h. Obv: D N ARCADI - VS P F AVG Laurel- and rosette-diademed, draped, cuirassed bust right, seen from front. Rx: VICTORIA AVGGG Victory seated right on cuirass and shield, writing XX / XXX on shield held on knee; star in left field, christogram in right field, CONOB in exergue. Depeyrot 57/5, p. 248, pl. 25 (this unique coin, no others listed). Bust variant of RIC 33 (R5), pl. 2, citing and illustrating a unique, pearl-diademed ANS specimen. Ex Dürr-Michel, 8 November 1999, Lacam Collection, lot 171. Ex Sternberg XII, 1982, lot 883. Apparently only the second recorded semis of Arcadius in this issue, and unique for its bust type. Mint State. 2. Tremissis, Milan, 395-408 AD, 1.26g, 6h. Obv: Same legend and bust type, but pearl-diademed. Rx: VICTORIA - AVGVSTORVM Victory advancing right, holding up wreath behind her in right hand and holding cross on globe before her with left hand; M - D across field, COM in exergue. RIC 1214 (S). Depeyrot 18/1 (p. 172, 43 specimens). Scrape from forehead over eye to cheek, otherwise better than EF. Lot of two coins.

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