Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 643

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    15% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 2 days left to consign to the 2019 September 4 - 9 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - !

    Learn about consigning with us

    I was very pleased when you handled the sale of my husband’s coin collection.
    Victoria L.,
    San Gabriel, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 July 11 - 14 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
    2019 July 11 - 14 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction - Orlando
    REALIZED $5,813,572
    2019 June 27 - 28 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2019 June 27 - 28 HKINF World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $3,112,945
    2019 June 26-28 HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    2019 June 26-28 HKINF World Paper Money Signature Auction - Hong Kong
    REALIZED $2,686,315