Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Sicily. Federico II (1197-1250) gold Augustalis ND VF Ex-Jewelry, Messina mint, minted after 1231, Fr-134 (under Brindisi), MEC-514 var, MIR-59 var, Spahr-99. • IMP ROM | CЄSAR AVG •, laureate bust right / + FRIDE | RICVS, eagle left with head right. A rare type in any condition, this example has unfortunately seen use in a jewelry setting. There is a fairly significant abrasion across Friedrich's cheek and the surfaces are unnaturally bright. Numerous small test cuts are also noted along the edges. Listed by Friedberg under Brindisi, we know this example was produced in Messina by the lack of pellets to either side of the eagle's head. Another major variety, also from Messina, features annulets in place of the pellets in the obverse legend. These pieces do not appear at auction often and for the collector of Sicily or of Holy Roman Imperial issues in Italy, this is an uncommon opportunity.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    World and Ancient Coin Bibliography

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2015
    4th-5th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 367

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    17.5% 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 15 days left to consign to the 2018 August 14 - 20 ANA WFOM US Coins Signature Auction - Philadelphia!

    Learn about consigning with us

    In arriving at the selection of Auctioneer, ANA has considered primarily the reputation, proficiency, and character of the Auctioneer and its ability to provide personnel of corresponding quality.
    The American Numismatic Association,
    Colorado Springs, CO
    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

    2018 June 14 - 17 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    2018 June 14 - 17 LB Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
    REALIZED SO FAR $17,334,952
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 20 - 23 CCE World Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $8,458,987
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 April 26 - 30 CSNS World Currency Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $937,134