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Magnetes. Claudius, with Divus Augustus. Lot of 3 coins.

Triton XV, Lot: 428. Estimate $150.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Lot of 3 coins.

(428.1) THESSALY, Magnetes. Claudius, with Divus Augustus. AD 41-54. Æ Tetrassarion (25.5mm, 10.14 g, 6h). ΚΛΑYΔΙΟ[C] r. up, KAΙCAP l. up, bare head of Claudius r. / CEBACTOC l. up, ΜΑΓΝΗΤѠΝ r. up, radiate head of Augustus r. RPC 1422 var. [obv. legend juxtaposed]. Fine, green patina with dark red areas; striking split at 6 o’clock on obverse; very rare.


(428.2) THESSALY, Magnetes. Claudius (?). AD 41-54. Assarion (14.5mm, 4.17 g, 3h). [CEBACTOC] l. up, laureate head of Claudius r / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ l. down (legend unclear) , the centaur Chiron advancing r., branch over the l. shoulder, r. hand extended forward; border of dots. RPC 1421. Fine, dark green patina with red areas; rev. slightly off centre; very rare.


(428.3) THESSALY, Magnetes. Claudius. AD 41-54. Æ Assarion (15mm, 3.87 g, 12h). [CEBACT]OC l. up, laureate head of Claudius r. / ΜΑΓΝΗΤ[ΩΝ] l. down, the centaur Chiron advancing r., branch over the l. shoulder, r. hand extended forward. RPC 1421 var. [obv. legend here starts at 12o’clock, anticlockwise]. Near Fine, green patina with a few dark brown spots; rev. slightly off centre; very rare.