IONIA, Smyrna. Autonomous issue.
|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1164. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Time of Valerian I, AD 253-260. Æ 23mm (5.64 g, 12h). M. Aurelius Philetus Hippicus, strategus. Draped bust of Senate right / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding phiale and cornucopiae. Klose Type XX, 4 (Vs22/R4; same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen 1326. VF, even brown patina with light olive overtones.
From the Marc Poncin Collection.