Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 98   |   12 December 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
Online bidding closed

<< Previous lot Next lot >>
Lot 1027





Estimate: 750 CHF   |   Starting price: 600 CHF Price realized: 800 CHF
The Roman Empire
Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD
Cistophoric tetradrachm, Ephesus circa 25-20 BC, AR 11.96 g. IMP – CAE – SAR Bare head r. Rev. AVGV – STVS Six bunched corn ears. C 32. BMC 697. Sutherland group V, 189a (obv. 23/rev.-). CBN 918. RPC 2214. Old cabinet tone, surface somewhat porous, otherwise
good very fine / about extremely fine Ex Giessener Munzhandlung sale 84, 1997, 5519.
The corn ears on the reverse of this tetradrachm are an implicit reference to the abundance guaranteed by the emperor. AMP.

Add to watch list    |   Search for similar lots    |   Share:  

Close