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Lot 96





Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 19'000 CHF
Numerianus augustus, 283 – 284. Aureus 284, AV 5.50 g. IMP NVMERIANVS AVG Laureate and draped bust r. Rev. VENE – RI VICTRICI Venus standing l., holding Victory in r. hand and apple in l. C 94. RIC 406. Calicó 4318 (these dies).
Very rare. A wonderful portrait of exceptional style. Minor flan crack at
two o’clock, otherwise virtually as struck and almost Fdc

Provenance

William H. Williams Collection, sold by Classical Numismatic Group, New York, auction Triton VI, 14-15 January 2003, lot 1070.

Sold by Numismatica Ars Classica, Zürich, auction 59, 4-5 April 2011, lot 1143.

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