The Roman Empire
Estimate: 6'000 CHF
Starting price: 4'800 CHF
Price realized: 5'750 CHF
Marciana, elder sister of Trajan
Diva Marciana. Denarius circa 112-117, AR 3.26 g. DIVA AVGVSTA – MARCIANA Draped bust r., hair elaborately dressed, above which crescent-shaped diadem. Rev. CONSECRATIO Eagle with spread wings perched l. on sceptre, head r. C 4. BMC Trajan 650. RIC 743. CBN Trajan 756. Woytek 7191.
Very rare and in unusually good condition for the issue. A lovely portrait of fine
style and a light iridescent tone. Extremely fine / good extremely fine
Ex Tkalec sale 17 May 2010, 206.