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Among the Finest Known

Triton XXI, Lot: 835. Estimate $20000.
Sold for $12000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Postumus. Romano-Gallic Emperor, AD 260-269. Æ Double Sestertius (32mm, 15.86 g, 6h). Treveri (Trier) mint. 3rd bronze emission, AD 261. IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / LAETITIA, AVG in exergue, galley right, with four rowers and a steersman. RIC V 143 (Lugdunum); Mairat 190-3; Bastien, Postume 87; Banti 29. Superb EF, brown patina. One of the finest known large bronzes of Postumus.


Ex Roma VII (22 March 2014), lot 1223 (hammer £16,000).