Denier - Sergius III cross; St. Peter bust

Denier - Sergius III (cross; St. Peter bust) - obverseDenier - Sergius III (cross; St. Peter bust) - reverse

© Museo Nazionale Romano

Features

Issuer Papal States
Pope Sergius III (904-911)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 905-911
Value 1 Denier
Currency Denier (772-983)
Composition Silver
Weight 1.20 g
Diameter 19.98 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
347478
References CNI XV# 8-9 (p. 86),
Vittorio Emmanuele III di Savoia; 1934. Corpus Nummorum Italicorum / Volume 15. Roma / Parte I (dalla caduta dell' Impero d'Occidente al 1572). Carlo Colombo, Rome, Italy.
Munt# 4 (p. 15),
Francesco Muntoni; 1996. Le Monete dei Papi e degli stati Pontifici / Volume 1. Da Adriano I alla Sede Vacante 1559 : 772-1559 (2nd edition). Urania Editrice, Rome, Italy.
And 3 more volumes.
Berman# 59
Allen G. Berman; 1991. Papal Coins. Attic Books, New York, United States.

Obverse

Cross with letters ROMA in quarters, legend around.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ROMA
✠ SERGIVS PP

Translation:
Rome.
Pope Sergius.

Reverse

St. Peter bust, legend on the sides.

Script: Latin

Lettering: SCS PETRVS

Translation: Saint Peter.

Mint

Rome, Italy (476-date)

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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Grade Sold price
Picture 1 of a sold Denier - Sergius III (cross; St. Peter bust)
CNG
Triton XX
Lot 1293
Internet Archive
Jan 10, 2017 VF USD 3250.00
(+ buyer's premium)
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