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Lot 24





Estimate: 18'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 14'400 CHF Price realized: 16'000 CHF
Domitian caesar, 69 – 81. Aureus 77-78, AV 7.49 g. CAESAR AVG F – DOMITIANVS Laureate head r. Rev. CE – RES AVGVST Ceres standing l., holding corn ears in r. hand and sceptre in l. C 29. BMC Vespasian 322. RIC Vespasian 975. CBN 283. Faces of Power 70 (this coin). Calicó 815a (this coin).
A very attractive portrait struck in high relief on a very broad flan. Minor
edge marks, otherwise good extremely fine

Provenance

Enrico Caruso (1873-1921) Collection, sold by Cesare & Ercole Canessa, Naples, 28 June 1923, lot 265.

Victor Adda (1885-1965) Collection, sold by Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd., London, 9 October 1984, lot 28.

Sold by Numismatics Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, auction 22, 1 June 1989, lot 47.

Sold by Numismatics Fine Arts, Beverly Hills, auction 30, 8 December 1992, lot 246.

Soldy by Anton Tkalec AG, Zurich, auction 28 October 1994, lot 195.

Sold by H. D. Rauch, Vienna, auction 56, 5 February 1996, lot 303.

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 52, 7 October 2009, lot 390.

Sold by Maison Palombo, Marseille, auction 10, 27 November 2011, lot 2.

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