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Lot 217





Estimate: 9'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 7'200 CHF Price realized: 15'000 CHF
Galerius caesar, 293 – 305. Aureus, Nicomedia 294, AV 5.28 g. MAXIMIANVS – NOB CAESAR Laureate head r. Rev. SOLI I – NVICTO Sol standing facing, head r., raising r. hand and holding globe and whip in l.; in exergue, SMN. C 200. RIC 7. Bastien, Donativa p. 65, c. Depeyrot 3/4. Calicó 4948 (this coin).
Extremely rare. An unusual portrait and a lovely reddish tone, good extremely fine
Ex Leu 93, 2005, Perfectionist, 123; Ira & Larry Goldberg 46, 2008, Millennia, 141 and Rauch 87, 2010, 835 sales. Ex Rollin & Feuardent 25-30 April 1887, Ponton D'Amécourt, 639; Hess with Gilhofer und Ranschburg 22 May 1935, Trau, 3627 and Hess 28 April 1936, 2718 sales. Privately purchased from Vinchon in February 1952. From the Collection of a Retired Banker. Ex Rollin & Feuardent 25-30 April 1887, Ponton D'Amécourt, 639; Hess with Gilhofer und Ranschburg 22 May 1935, Trau, 3627 and Hess 28 April 1936, 2718 sales.

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