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352, Lot: 483. Estimate $75.
Sold for $45. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Postumus. Romano-Gallic Emperor, AD 260-269. Æ Double Sestertius (23mm, 13.75 g, 9h). Colonia Agrippinensis (Cologne) mint; engraver 16C. 2nd bronze emission, 1st period, AD 264-266. [IMP C] CA LA POSTVMV[S], radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Pax standing left, holding branch and scepter. RIC V 218 var. (obv. legend); Mairat –; cf. Gricourt & Holland "Le trésor de romaines de Méricout-l'Abbé," TM XIII 271 (for obv.); cf. Bastien, Postume 279a (for type). Good VF, red-brown patina, struck on compact, thick flan. Rare.

From the Dr. George Spradling Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group R-Auction 94 (21 July 2004), lot 180.