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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
591917
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1917. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

VESPASIAN. 69-79 AD. Æ Sestertius (25.30 gm). "Judaea Capta" issue. Struck 71 AD. Tarraco mint. IM[P CAE]S VESPASIAN AVG P M TR P P P COS III, laureate head right / IVDAEA [CAPTA], S C in exergue, Jewess in attitude of mourning, seated left beneath palm tree; to right, captive Jew with hands tied behind back standing left; captured weapons behind. RIC II 426 var.; BMCRE 542 var.; BN 494 var.; Cohen 238 var. Good Fine, reddish brown patina, rough. ($500)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection. Information with the coin states that it was purchased from Edward Gans on 23 April 1951. The Gans ticket has a price of $22.