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Lot 268

Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 9'500 CHF
The Roman Empire
Antoninus Pius caesar, 138
Aureus 138, AV 7.42 g. IMP T AEL CAES – ANTONINVS Bareheaded, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. TRIB POT COS – DES·II Concordia seated l., on throne, leaning l. arm on statue of Spes and holding patera in outstretched r. hand; below throne, cornucopiae. In exergue, CONCORD. C –. BMC Hadrian 1019. RIC Hadrian 453b var. (not cuirassed). Calicó 1486 (these dies).
Very rare. An unusual portrait struck in high relief, extremely fine
Ex Künker sale 124, 2007, 7628

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