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290, Lot: 337. Estimate $300.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Divus Augustus. Died AD 14. Æ Sestertius (34mm, 27.37 g, 1h). Rome mint. Struck under Tiberius, circa AD 36-37. Statue of Augustus seated left on throne, holding laurel branch and scepter, set on ornate car drawn by four elephants, each with its own mahout / Legend around large S • C. RIC I 68 (Tiberius). Fine, mostly brown patina with some green around the devices. When tilted properly, the IIX at the end of the reverse legend can be discerned.

From the R. D. Frederick Collection.