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    Theodoric Solidus

    Ostrogothic. Theodoric the Great. In the name of Zeno. 493-526 AD. Solidus, 4.18g (6h). Rome. Obv: D N ZENO- PERP AVG Helmeted bust front holding spear over shoulder and shield. Rx: VICTORI - A AVGGG S Victory standing left holding long jewelled cross; star in right field, CONOB in exergue. cf. Ratto 280 and Tolstoi 18 (under Zeno). Very typical Ostrogothic style. Struck on an immense flan. Very rare. Mint State save a few errors of minor flat striking.

    Ex Dürr-Michel, 8 November 1999, Lacam Collection, lot 237. Ex M&M 52, 19-20 June 1975, lot 818.


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