|Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 631. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005.
Sold For $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Provincial] THRACE, Maroneia. Antoninus Pius.
138-161 AD. Æ 25mm (8.45 g, 6h). AU ADRIANO
C ANTWNEI NO, laureate and draped bust right; c/m: vase or cantharus(?) in radiate circle / MA[...]NEI TWN, capricorn right, cornucopiae over shoulder. For coin: cf. Schönert-Geiss 1705-1706 (unlisted dies); SNG Copenhagen -; Mouchmov 3961; for c/m: Howgego 485 var. (not radiate); cf. Schönert-Geiss 1712 (Julia Domna). VF, olive green patina. Rare. ($300)
This countermark is only published on coins of Julia Domna from Maroneia.