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Lot 178





Estimate: 7'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 5'600 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
Antoninus Pius augustus, 138 – 161. Aureus 159-160, AV 7.20 g. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XX IIII Bare-headed draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. PIETATI AVG COS IIII Pietas standing l., holding two children; at her sides two more children. C 632. BMC 1012. RIC 313b. Calicó 1606 (this coin). Biaggi 750 (this coin).
A bold portrait and a wonderful reddish tone. Virtually as struck and almost Fdc
Ex Ars Classica XVI, 1933, 1731; UBS 75, 2008, 1043 and Künker 143, 2008, 578 sales. From the Biaggi and the Collection of a Retired Banker collections.

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