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Lot 37





Estimate: 12'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 10'000 CHF Price realized: 15'000 CHF
Antoninus Pius augustus, 138 – 161. Aureus 157-158, AV 7.24 g. ANTONINVS AVG – PIVS P P IMP II Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. TR POT XXI – COS IIII Salus standing r., feeding snake, held in her arms, out of patera. C 1044. BMC 906 note. RIC 279. Calicó 1685 (this coin). Biaggi 777 (this coin).
Wonderful reddish tone, virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Provenance

Found in 1897 near Miniyeh (Lebanon).

Sir John Evans (1823-1908) Collection, sold Rollin & Feuardent, auction, Paris, 26-27 May 1909, lot 123.

Jacob Hirsch (1874-1955) Collection, sold by Hess-Bank Leu, Zürich, auction 2, 5 April 1955, lot 98.

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

”BdB” Collection sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 49, 21 October 2008, lot 253.

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