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Lot 19





Estimate: 12'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 24'000 CHF
Vespasian, 69 – 79. Aureus, Tarraco (?) 70, AV 7.35 g. IMP CAESAR VESPASIANVS AVG Laureate head r. Rev. CAESAR AVG F COS CAESAR AVG F PR Confronted bare heads of Titus facing l. and Domitian facing r. C 4. BMC 351A note. RIC 1301. CBN –. Calicó 715a (Rome).
Extremely rare. Three unusual and interesting “Spanish” portraits, minor
edge marks, otherwise good very fine

This coin published:

Sabine Bourgey & Georges Depeyrot, L’Empire romain, vol. I, Paris 1994, p. 126, no. 422.

Provenance

Chabenat Collection, sold by Etienne Bourgey, Paris, 14-15 December 1911, lot 371.

Sir Arthur John Evans (1851-1941) Collection, sold by Ars Classica, Lucerne, auction XVII, 3 October 1934 sqq., lot 737, to Spink & Son.

Paul Tinchant (« Richard J. Graham » 1893-1981) Collection, sold by Jacques Schulman, Amsterdam, auction 243, 8-10 June 1966, lot 1664.

Sold by Fritz Rudolf Künker, Osnabrück, auction 204, 12 May 2012, lot 580.

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