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Lot 26

Estimate: 12'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 17'000 CHF
L. Cestius and C. Norbanus. Aureus January-April 43, AV 8.09 g. C·NORBANVS / L·CESTIVS Draped bust of Sibyl r.; in r. field, PR. Rev. Cybele on throne in biga of lions l., holding patera in r. hand and resting l. hand on tympanum; in upper l. field, S·C. Babelon Cestia 3 and Norbana 5. Bahrfeldt 26. Sydenham 1155. Sear Imperators 196. Calicó 5. RBW 1719. Crawford 491/2.
Rare. In exceptional condition for the issue, among the finest specimens
known. Struck on a very broad flan and good extremely fine
Privately purchased in July 1997.

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