|CNG 88, Lot: 1268. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
As Caesar, AD 69-79. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 27.44 g, 7h). Rome mint. Struck under Vespasian, AD 72. Laureate head right / Roma standing left, holding Victory and spear. RIC II 425 (Vespasian). Good VF, tan river patina, some porosity and natural flaws. Bold portrait. Rare.
From the Sierra Collection. Ex Malter XLVII (4 February 1992), lot 348.