|Sale: Triton XII, Lot: 784. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Monday, 5 January 2009.
Sold For $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Usurper, AD 365-366. AR Siliqua (2.12 g, 12h). Constantinople mint, 2nd officina. D N PROCO-PIVS P F AVG, pearl-diademed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / VOT/V in two lines within laurel wreath; •C•B. RIC IX 13e.10; RSC 14†d. EF, toned, hairline flan crack, traces of deposits on reverse. Very rare.
From the Gordon S. Parry Collection. Ex Dr. John Jacobs Collection (Superior, 13 August 1995), lot 995; Numismatic Fine Arts XX (9 March 1988), lot 564; Baldwin’s (20 November 1969), lot 408.