|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 681. Estimate $15000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $19000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 198-217. AV Aureus (7.32 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 198. IMP CAES M AVR ANT AVG P TR P, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / SPES P-VBLICA, Spes advancing left, holding flower in extended right hand and raising hem of skirt with left. RIC IV 26b; Calicó 2820; cf. BMCRE 114 (Denarius). Choice EF, lustrous. Charming early portrait.
Ex Triton VII (13 January 2004), lot 996.