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ID:     722263
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Central Europe and Italy
Region:     Salerno
City:     Regal Coinage
Issuer:     Siconulf
Date Ruled:     AD 839-849
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     3.73 g
Die Axis:     7 h
Obverse Legend:     SICO– –NOLFVS•
Obverse Description:     Crowned and draped facing bust, holding globus cruciger; crown topped with cross; wedge in right field
Reverse Legend:     VICTOR• +PRINCI / S - I / CONOB (B retrograde)
Reverse Description:     Cross potent on two steps; S-I, each with wedges beneath, across fields; CONOB (B retrograde)
Primary Reference:     CNI XVIII 1 (electrum)
Reference2:     BMC Vandals -
Reference3:     MEC 1, 1120
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=86030
Grade:     VF, toned
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2263 Very rare. From the Marc Poncin Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 67 (22 September 2004), lot 1842.