|CNG 84, Lot: 1377. Estimate $750.
Sold for $470. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Usurper, AD 268-272. Antoninianus (23mm, 2.62 g, 6h). Antioch mint, 4th officina. 2nd emisison, March-May AD 272. Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / IVЄNVS AVG, Hercules standing right, holding club set on ground, lion skin, and three apples; star to right. RIC V 4; BN 1265 (same dies as illustration). Near VF, dark brown patina, with traces of light silvering. Rare, with only seven examples cited in BN.
From the White Mountain Collection.