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Sale: Nomos 10, Lot: 106. Estimate CHF5750. 
Closing Date: Sunday, 17 May 2015. 
Sold For CHF5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 24.13 g 12), Rome, 194. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right with light drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. FELICITAS COS II / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her outstretched right hand and long scepter in her left. Banti 7 var. (differing legend division). BMC 530. Cohen 16 var. (differing bust type). RIC 52b. M. Bendenoun, Les Monnaies de l�Antiquit� - Portrait de la collection JDL (Geneva, 2008), 74 (this coin). Rare. A splendid example with a fine portrait and a lovely tan patina. Some insignificant striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the JDL Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica/Tradart 79, 20 October 2014, 37, ex Sternberg VIII, 16 November 1978, 559.