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Lot 152





Estimate: 10'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 8'000 CHF Price realized: 10'500 CHF
L. Cestius and C. Norbanus. Aureus January-April 43, AV 7.97 g. Draped bust of Africa r., wearing elephant-skin headdress. Rev. L·CESTIVS / EX·S·C – PR Curule chair with legs decorated with eagles, on top, two snakes facing each other; in exergue, C·NORBA. Babelon Cestia 2 and Norbana 4. Bahrfeldt 25. Sydenham 1154. Sear Imperators 195a. RBW 1718. Crawford 491/1b. Calicó 4.
An extremely rare variety. Minor area of weakness on reverse,
otherwise good extremely fine
Ex NAC 9, 1996, 751 and NAC 41, 2007, 22 sales. From the Collection of a Retired Banker.

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