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Lot 49





Estimate: 25'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 20'000 CHF Price realized: 20'000 CHF
Commodus, 177 – 193. Aureus 186-187, AV 7.29 g. M COMM ANT – P FEL AVG BRIT Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. HILAR AVG P M TR P XII IMP VIII COS V P P Hilaritas standing l., holding branch and long palm. C –. BMC 210 note var. (also cuirassed). RIC 150 var. (also cuirassed). Calicó 2263a (these dies).
An extremely rare variety of a rare type. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc

This coin published:

Sabine Bourgey & Jean-Luc Desnier, L’Empire romain, vol. II, Paris 1994, p. 157, no. 601.

Provenance

Sold by Emile Bourgey, Paris, auction 9-10 November 1976, lot 244.

Pierre Arnaud (1922-1996) Collection, sold by Hess-Divo AG with Acama, Zürich, auction 307, 7 June 2007, lot 1638.

Sold by UBS, Basel, auction 75, 22 January 2008, lot 1066.

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 59, 4-5 April 2011, lot 1030.

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