|Triton XIV, Lot: 783. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 238. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 21.57 g, 1h). Rome mint. 1st emission. IMP CAES D CAEL BALBINVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / PROVIDENTIA DEORVM, S C across field, Providentia, draped, standing left, holding wand in right hand and cradling cornucopia in left arm; globe at her feet to left. RIC IV 19; BMCRE 34-5; Banti 8. Near EF, untouched brown patina. Superb portrait.