Contemporary Indian Imitations
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 666. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 193-211. AV Aureus (7.30 g, 6h). Contemporary Indian imitation. SEVERVS PIVS AVG, laureate head right / RESTITVTOR VRBIS, Roma seated left, holding palladium in extended right hand, spear in left; below, shield set on ground. Cf. CNG 61, 1876 for a similar piece; for prototype: cf. RIC IV 288; cf. Calicó 2529; cf. BMCRE 358 // Lot also includes an Indian imitation of a denarius of Tiberius, of highly degraded style. Both coins VF, the aureus with the usual two holes in flan.