THRACE, Philippopolis. Domitian.
|Sale: Triton VI, Lot: 555. Estimate $1500.
Closing Date: Monday, 13 January 2003.
Sold For $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
81-96 AD. Æ 37mm - Sestertius (24.03 gm). Struck 88-89 AD. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XIIII CENS PER P P, laureate head right / FILIPPO-POLEITWN
, Tyche standing left, holding grain ears and patera, before the reclining river-god Hebros. RPC II 351; Mouchmov 3; Mionnet I, pg. 415, 340. Good VF, dark green patina, some light smoothing in fields, huge flan. ($1500)
A superb example of an interesting bilingual coin boasting artistic excellence. Obverse in Latin, reverse in Greek.