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Triton XXI, Lot: 253. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Domitius Domitianus. Usurper, AD 297-298. Potin Hexadrachm(?) (21mm, 9.89 g, 12h). Dated RY 2 (AD 297/298). ΔOMITI ANOC CЄB, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Draped bust of Sarapis right, wearing ornate kalathos; L B (date) to left, palm frond to right. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 6186 (this coin); K&G 126.9; Emmett 4242.2 (R3 – this coin cited); Staffieri, Alexandria In Nummis 265 (this coin). VF, brown surfaces with touches of green and underlying silver tone, some minor roughness. Extremely rare.

From the Giovanni Maria Staffieri Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 70 (21 September 2005), lot 625; Giovanni Dattari Collection, no. 6186.