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10700713

DE BRITANN

Triton XXI, Lot: 713. Estimate $10000.
Sold for $17000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Claudius. AD 41-54. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.76 g, 5h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 46-47. TI CLAVD CAESAR • AVG • P • M • TR • P • VI • IMP XI, laureate head right / DE BRITANN on architrave of triumphal arch, surmounted by equestrian statue left between two trophies; the rider extends right hand in act of address and holds a spear in left. RIC I 33 (Rome); von Kaenel type 27, 598 (V–/R517 [unlisted obv. die]); Lyon 52 (V–/R271 and R278 [unlisted obv. die]); Calicó 349; BMCRE 34 (Rome – same rev. die); BN 56 (same rev. die); Biaggi 201. VF. Well centered. A pleasing example of this desirable type.


Ex CNG Inventory 831177 (December 2008); Helios 2 (25 November 2008), lot 244.