|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 909. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $2400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
98-117 AD. Æ Sestertius (24.71 gm). Struck circa 104-107 AD. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / S P Q R OPTIMO PRINC, S C in exergue, Pax seated left on throne, leaning on its arm and offering olive branch to Dacian kneeling before. RIC II 510 var. (sceptre); Strack 367a
; BMCRE 804; Banti 145; Cohen 419 var. (sceptre). EF, choice green patina, minimal smoothing in fields. A beautiful coin. [See color enlargement on plate 15] ($2000)