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Triton XXI, Lot: 230. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Salonina. Augusta, AD 254-268. Æ Drachm (29mm, 13.31 g, 11h). Dated RY 12 of Gallienus (AD 264/265). KOPNHΛIA CAΛωNЄINA CЄB, draped bust right, wearing diadem / Tyche standing facing, head left, holding a rudder with her right hand and a cornucopia with her left; L IB (date) to upper left, palm frond to right. Köln 2972; Dattari (Savio) 10562; K&G 91.37; Emmett 3868.12 (R5 – citing Köln 2972); Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 235 (this coin). Good VF, dark brown patina. Extremely rare, with only one inferior specimen appearing at auction since 2000.


From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Numismatik Lanz 66 (22 November 1993), lot 837.