|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1347. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Imperatorial Issues] L. Cestius & C. Norbanus.
43 BC. AV Aureus (7.64 g, 2h). Rome mint. C. NORBANVS above, L. CESTIVS below, PR before, draped bust of Sibyl right / Cybele on throne in biga of lions standing left, holding patera in right hand, reins in left, and resting left arm on tympanum; SC above. Crawford 491/2; CRI 196; Sydenham 1155; Kestner -; BMCRR Rome 4193; CNR Norbana 9/1 (this coin); Bahrfeldt 26; Calicó 5 (this coin). VF, light marks, a tiny spot of edge filing at 4 o'clock. ($3000)Ex Martini Collection (Ratto, 24 February 1930), lot 890.