A beautiful and highly unusual exagium solidi
Lot 333
Byzantine Weights, Late 4th-early 5th century. Exagium Solidi (Bronze, 15x16 mm, 4.16 g), a uniface square coin weight for a solidus, uncertain mint in Italy, perhaps Ravenna. Diademed and draped facing busts of Honorius (?), on the left, and Theodosius II (?), on the right; above, cross; all within square dotted border. Rev. Plain. Bendall -. MAH -. Pera -. Very rare. Good very fine.


From an interesting European collection of Byzantine coin & commercial weights.

This is a highly unusual piece in that it was made of a thin appliqué soldered onto a bronze flan.
Estimate:
350 CHF
Starting price:
280 CHF
Hammer price:
1000 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Oct-18, 06:00:00 CET
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