BITHYNIA, Nicomedia. Claudius.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 980. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
41-54 AD. Æ 37mm (10.59 gm, 8h). C. Cadius Rufus, proconsul and patron. Struck circa 43-48 AD. Laureate head left / EPI GAIOU KADIOU ROUFOU ANQUPATOU PATRONOS
, veiled and draped bust of Demeter right, wearing grain ear wreath(?); [poppy] before, monograms in left and [right] fields. RPC I 2073; RG 20; SNG Copenhagen -. VF, green and red patina, soft strike on reverse. Struck on an oversized flan. Rare. ($300)From the Garth R. Drewry Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear 7 (22 February 2002), lot 245.