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77000725

Calicó Plate Coin

Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 725. Estimate $15000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008. 
Sold For $28000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AV Aureus (7.85 g, 6h). Spanish mint - Emerita. Struck 19-18 BC. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / OB CIVIS above, SERVATOS below, round shield, inscribed S • P • Q • R/CL • V in two lines within oak wreath. RIC I 30a; Calicó 257a (this coin illustrated); BMCRE -; BMCRR -; cf. BN p. 188, note †, pl. 51, a. EF, small scratch in field on obverse. Extremely rare.


Ex Leu 30 (28 April 1982), lot 279; Münzen und Medaillen 43 (12 November 1970), lot 271.