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Lot 46





Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 5'500 CHF
Constantius I Chlorus caesar, 293 – 305. Aureus, Treviri 293-294, AV 4.90 g. CONSTA – NTIVS N C Laureate head r. IOVI CONS – ERVATORI Jupiter seated l. on throne, holding sceptre and thunderbolt; at his feet, eagle with wreath. In exergue, PT. C 156. RIC 19. Depeyrot 1A/4. Calico 4847 (this coin).
Rare. A very unusual portrait, several minor marks and slightly
bent, otherwise about extremely fine

Provenance
Viscount Louis de Sartiges (1859-1924) Collection sold by Ars Classica, Lucien Naville expert, auction XVIII ("Un diplomate étranger"), Lucerne, 10 October 1938, lot 493.
Sold by Busso Peus Nachf., Frankfurt a/M, auction 357 (Spezialsammlung römischer Münzen aus Trier), 28-30 October 1998, lot 863.
Sold by G. Hirsch Nachf., Munich, auction 279 (Die Generationensammlung), 8 February 2012, lot 2765.

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