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Lot 78

Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 22'000 CHF
Gallienus sole reign, 260 – 268. Aureus 260-261, AV 3.60 g. GALLIENVS AVG Radiate head l. Rev. VIRTVS AVG Mars standing l., holding globe in r. hand and sceptre in l., in r. field, D. C 1220. Göbl 407d var. (P in reverse field). RIC 90 var. (P in reverse field). Calicó 3642 (this coin).
Rare. A magnificent portrait of superb style perfectly struck on a
very broad flan. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc


Sold by Numismatica Fine Arts, Beverly Hills CA, auction XVIII 1987, lot 545, to Bank Leu.

Ladislaus von Hoffmann (1927-2014) Collection, sold by Sotheby’s Zürich auction 8 July 1996, lot 154, to Bank Leu.

Claude Vaudecrane, 1915-2002) Collection, sold by Bank Leu, Zürich, auction 93 (”a perfectionist”), 10 May 2005, lot 93.

Privately sold by Jonathan K. Kern in October 2006.

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