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90060183
Sale: Nomos 6, Lot: 183. Estimate CHF1200. 
Closing Date: Monday, 7 May 2012. 
Sold For CHF1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Neapolis, Samaria. Diadumenian Caesar. 217-218. Diassarion (Bronze, 23mm, 8.68 g 6). ΟΠ ΑΝΠ (sic!) ΔΙΑΔΟΥΜΕΝΙΑΝ Bare-headed, draped and cuirassed bust of Diadumenian to right. Rev. ΦΛ ΝΕΑCΠΟΛΕWC CΥΡ Tyche standing left, wearing polos and holding rudder in her right hand and cornucopiae with her left. Apparently unpublished save for its auction appearance. BMC-. SNG ANS -. Extremely rare. With a fine portrait of the young Caesar and an attractive dark green patina with sandy highlights. Good very fine.


From the M Collection, and from the collection of S. Gerson, Gemini VI, 10 January 2010, 725.

Note the misspelling of Diadumenian’s name; a curious die cutter’s error.