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10900615

Ex Benz and Mabbott Collections

CNG 109, Lot: 615. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Anonymous issues. temp. Tiberius, AD 14-37. Æ Tessera (20mm, 4.97 g, 4h). Struck circa AD 22/3-37. Radiate head of Augustus left within plain border and wreath / VIII within pearl border and wreath. Buttrey 9/VIIII; Cohen 53; Kestner, Tesseren –. Good VF, green-brown patina. A few cleaning marks. Rare. Exceptionally preserved and struck on a thick flan.


From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Jacquier 39 (12 September 2014), lot 320; Numismatica Ars Classica 78 (26 May 2014), lot 2099; Künker 124 (16 March 2007), lot 8789; Leo Benz Collection (Lanz 94, 22 November 1999), lot 131; Numismatic Fine Arts II (25 March 1976), lot 375; Thomas Olive Mabbott Collection (Part II, Hans M. F. Schulman, 27 October 1969), lot 5256.