|CNG 85, Lot: 863. Estimate $500.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 69-79. AR Denarius (16mm, 3.40 g, 6h). “Judaea Capta” issue. Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 71. Laureate head right / [IV]DAEA DEVICTA, draped Jewess standing left, head slightly bowed, hands tied in front of her; behind, palm tree bearing fruit. RIC II 1120; Lyon 12; Hendin 770; RSC 243. Fine, toned. A substantial percentage of the known examples of this type are plated; this one is not. Very rare.