|Triton XV, Lot: 1516. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 79-81. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.32 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 80. IMP TITVS CAES VESPASIAN AVG P M, laureate head left / TR P IX IMP XV COS VIII P P, elephant, wearing armor, walking left on exergual line. RIC II 116; RSC 304; BMCRE 47-8; BN 41. EF, toned. Rare with head left.
From the Sierra Collection. Ex Barry Fierstein Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 39, 16 May 2007), lot 111; Classical Numismatic Group 40 (in conjunction with Numismatica Ars Classica, 4 December 1996), lot 1441.