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Lot 26





Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF
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Trajan, 98 – 117. Aureus 112-113, AV 7.34 g. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS VI P P Laureate and draped bust of Trajan r. Rev. DIVVS PATER – TRAIANVS Bare-headed and togate bust of Trajan's father r. C 3. BMC 506 note. RIC 764. CBN 693 (these dies). Woytek 402v (this coin illustrated). Biaggi 461 (this coin). Calicó 1136 (this coin).
Extremely rare and in unusually good condition for this very difficult and interesting issue.
Two attractive portraits well-centred on a full flan and a very pleasant good very fine

Provenance

Sir Arthur John Evans (1851-1941) Collection, sold by Naville & Cie, auction III, 16 June 1922, lot 52, to Baldwin.

Colonel Reginald Keble Morcom (1877-1961) Collection, sold by Rodolfo Ratto, Lugano, auction 14, 8-14 February 1928, lot 2668.

Sold by Münzhandlung Basel, Basel 3, 4-5 March 1935, lot 353, to Santamaria.

Alessandro Magnaguti (1887-1966) Collection, sold by Pietro & Pio Santamaria, Rome, 26-28 June 1950, lot 1.

Leo Biaggi de Blasys (1906-1979) Collection, acquired privately in 1978 by Bank Leu and Marco Ratto.

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 72, 16 May 2013, lot 636.

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