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Lot 21





Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF
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Vespasian, 69 – 79. Aureus, Lugdunum 71, AV 7.22 g. IMP CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P COS III Laureate head r. Rev. PACI – AVGVSTI Pax-Nemensis advancing r., raising skirt and pointing caduceus to serpent at her feet. C 283. BMC 400. RIC 1130. CBN 303. Giard Lyon 20. Calicó 655.
A wonderful portrait and a superb reddish tone, extremely fine / good extremely fine

Provenance

Possibly from the Boscoreale hoard of 1895.

Sold by Frank Sternberg and Giorgio Apparuti, Zürich, auction X, 25-26 November 1980, lot 310.

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 78, 26 May 2014, lot 881.

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