Intriguing (Witigis'?) Portrait
Lotto 457:
Ostrogothic Italy, Witigis (536-539). AR Half Siliqua in the name of Justinian I. Ravenna mint. Obv. DN IVSTI[ ] Diademed, draped and cuirassed bust right. Rev. DN (N inverted)/VVIT/ICES/REX within laurel wreath. COI 63; Ranieri 298; MEC 1, 151; MIB 57. AR. 1.39 g. 13.00 mm. RR. Very rare. Sharply struck, from a masterly engraved obversr die, with an outstanding impressive portrait, and prettily toned. Minor delamination beside the obverse edge, at 4-5 o' clock, otherwise EF.
Base d'asta € 500
Prezzo attuale € 600
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