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89001491
Triton XV, Lot: 1491. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.96 g, 11h). Rome mint. L. Caninius Gallus, moneyer. Struck 12 BC. AVGVSTVS, bare head right / L • CANINIVS GALLVS • III • VIR, German, wearing long hair and beard, naked but for a cloak over shoulders, kneeling right on right knee, in attitude of submission, offering up vexillum in right hand, left hand extended below left knee. RIC I 416; RSC 383; BMCRE 127-30 = BMCRR Rome 4678-81; BN 560-4. EF, toned. Bold portrait. Excellent silver quality.


From the Sierra Collection. Ex Ponterio 117 (18 January 2002), lot 362.