A very interesting weight of 2 unciae or 12 solidi
Lot 347
Byzantine Weights. Weight of 2 Unciae or 12 Solidi (Orichalcum, 28x28 mm, 53.00 g), a uniface square 'imperial' coin weight with slightly curved edges, late 5th to 6th century. Two emperors, nimbate, standing facing in military attire, each holding spear and shield; between them, a cross; to lower left and right, Γ - B; all designs engraved; the cross, heads, hands, belts, legs and letters inlaid with silver; the arms, chests and boots with copper. Rev. Blank. Cf. Bendall 61 (3 Unciae, value mark not inlaid with silver). Extremely rare. A very interesting and impressive 'imperial' coin weight in excellent condition and with its inlays nearly fully intact. Nearly extremely fine.
2000 CHF
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1600 CHF
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4600 CHF
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Closing time: 11-May-18, 06:00:00 CET
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