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ID:     722261
Type:     Central Europe and Italy
Region:     Beneventum
City:     Princes
Issuer:     Sicard
Date Ruled:     AD 832-839
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Solidus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Weight:     3.64 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     SIC– –ARDV•
Obverse Description:     Crowned and draped facing bust, holding globus cruciger; crown topped with cross; wedge in right field
Reverse Legend:     VITOR• +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 3
Reference3:     MEC 1, 1108
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, toned, slightly ragged edge.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 2261 From the Marc Poncin Collection.