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Lot 15





Estimate: 20'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 16'000 CHF Price realized: 32'000 CHF
Lucius Verus, 161 – 169. Aureus 166, AV 7.26 g. L VERVS AVG – ARM PARTH MAX Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. PAX AVG TR – P VI COS II Pax standing l., holding olive branch in extended r. hand and cornucopiae in l. C 130 var. (no cuirass). BMC 421 note (this coin cited). RIC 559. Calicó 2140 (this coin).

Rare. A magnificent portrait of fine style and a delightful reddish tone. A perfect Fdc

Provenance

Ernst Moritz Herzfelder (1865-1923) Collection. Sold by J. Hirsch, Munich, auction XXIX, 9 November 1910, lot 1101.

Baron Friedrich von Schennis (1852-1918) Collection, sold by J. Hirsch, Munich, auction XXXIII, 17 November 1913 sqq., lot 1321.

V. M. Brand (1861-1926) Collection, (part) sold by Hess-Leu, Luzern, auction 41, 24-25 April 1969, lot 249.

Götz Grabert (1924-2000) Collection, sold by LHS Numismatik, Zürich, auction 97 (A European Scholar lately deceased), 10 May 2006, lot 34.

Steve C. Markoff (b. 1943) Collection, sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, auction 62, Zurich, 6 October 2011, lot 2039.

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