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Lot 79





Estimate: 4'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'200 CHF
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Octavian as Augustus, 27 BC – 14 AD. C. Antestius Vetus. Denarius 16 BC, AR 3.81 g. IMP CAESAR AVGVS – TR POT IIX Bare head r. Rev. C ANTISTI – VETI III VIR Apollo, laureate and in long robe, standing l. on platform decorated with three foruli between two anchors, holding lyre and sacrificing with patera over altar; in field, [A]PO – LLINI and in exergue, [ACTIO]. C 343. BMC 95. RIC 366. CBN 364.
Very rare and a very interesting type. Several banker’s marks and surface
somewhat porous, otherwise good very fine
Ex Sotheby’s 1895, Bunbury, 78; Hirsch XXIV, 1909, Consul Weber II, 859; Hess Frankfurt, 20 May 1912, 286; Naville-Ars Classica 17, 1934, Evans, 1188; Glendining’s, 1950, Platt Hall I, 703 and M&M 7 December 1968, Voirol, 318 sales.

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