|CNG 84, Lot: 1198. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
As Caesar, AD 238. AR Denarius (21mm, 3.18 g, 6h). Rome mint. 1st issue under Balbinus & Pupienus. Bare headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Emblems of the pontificate: lituus, secespita, capis, simpulum, and aspergillum. RIC IV 1; BMCRE 62-3; RSC 182 corr. (patera). EF, attractive golden toning. Rare.
From the Elliott-Kent Collection. Ex Philip DeVicci Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 54, 14 June 2000), lot 1753.