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Sale: Nomos 3 & 4, Lot: 189. Estimate CHF20000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 May 2011. 
Sold For CHF28000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Marcus Aurelius. AD 161-180. Aureus (Gold, 7.19 g 12), 178-179. M AVREL ANTONINVS AVG Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Marcus Aurelius to right Rev. TR P XXXII IMP VIIII COS III P P Annona standing left, holding ears of corn in her right hand over a modius at her feet to left, and cornucopiae with her left hand; behind her to right, ship’s prow. BMC 771. C 957 var. Calicó 2019. RIC 389. A superb piece, particularly attractive. Good extremely fine.

From the Anthemion collection, USA, and from the collection of I. Snyderman, acquired from Jacob Hirsch in the early 1950s.