The Roman Empire
Estimate: 1'250 CHF
Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'600 CHF
Otho, 15 January – mid April 69
Denarius 15 January-mid April 69, AR 3.25 g. IMP M OTHO CAESAR AVG TR P Bare head r. Rev. SECVRI – TAS P R Securitas, draped, standing l. holding wreath and sceptre. C 17. BMC 17. RIC 8. CBN 10.
A wonderful portrait of exquisite style and a lovely old cabinet tone. Struck on a narrow
flan and with an almost invisible mark on reverse, otherwise extremely fine Illustrated on www.romancoins.info, section imagines imperatorum.