Tacitus, 275 – 276. Aureus, Lugdunum October-December 275, AV 5.03 g. IMP C M CLA TA – CITVS P F AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. ROMAE AET – ERNAE Roma seated l. on throne, holding globe and spear; at side of seat, shield. C 119 var. (different obverse legend). RIC 10 var. (different obverse legend). Bastien, Lyon, Supplement 10a. CBN pl. 89, 321 (this coin). Estiot, L’Or romain, 3a (this coin). Calicó 4112a.
Estimate: 8'000 CHF
Starting price: 6'400 CHF
Price realized: 8'000 CHF
An extremely rare variety. A very interesting portrait, flan-crack at six
o’clock on obverse, otherwise good extremely fine
Sold by Hess-Leu, Luzern, auction 4 April 1963, lot 232.
Sold by G. Hirsch Nachf., Munich, auction 193, 19 November 1997, lot 193.
Sold by G. Hirsch Nachf., Munich, auction 199, 6 May 1998, lot 643.
Sold by G. Hirsch Nachf., Munich, auction 279-280 (Die Generationensammlung), 8 February 2012, lot 2724.