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

<< Previous lot Next lot >>
Lot 1044





Estimate: 500 CHF   |   Starting price: 400 CHF Price realized: 800 CHF
The Roman Empire
In the name of Livia, wife of Augustus
Dupondius 22-23, Æ 14.17 g. Draped bust of Livia as Salus r.; beneath, SALVS AVGVSTA. Rev. TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVG P M TR POT XXIIII around S C. C 5. BMC Tiberius 81. RIC Tiberius 47. CBN Tiberius 63
A brown-green patina with some areas of corrosion, otherwise good very fine Ex NFA-Leu sale 16-18 May 1984, Garrett part I, 720. From the Helbing collection.
The Salus dupondii show a very characteristic portrait style even if Livia’s name is never mentioned. Surviving portraits of Livia's second portrait type in marble are called the "Salus type" after this issue. AMP.

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

Close