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Lot 168

Estimate: 18'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 14'400 CHF Price realized: 37'000 CHF
Trajan, 98 – 117. Aureus 107-108, AV 7.32 g. IMP TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. COS V P P S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC Hercules standing l., pouring libation from a cup over lighted and garlanded altar, holding club and lion's skin in l. hand. C 67 var. (not cuirassed) BMC 263 var. (wearing aegis). RIC 112 var. (not cuirassed). Woytek 263f. CBN 250 var. (wearing aegis). Calicó 999.
Rare. A lovely portrait and an interesting reverse composition, almost
invisible edge marks, otherwise good extremely fine
Ex Hess-Leu 19, 1962; LHS 97, 2006, 18 and NGSA 7, 2012, 361 sales. From the Collection of a Retired Banker.

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