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CNG 109, Lot: 677. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $6500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Pertinax. AD 193. Æ Sestertius (29.5mm, 20.31 g, 12h). Rome mint. IMP CAES P HELV PERTINAX AVG, laureate head right / OPI • DIVIN TR • P COS • II, Ops seated left, holding grain ears in right hand and resting left hand on seat. RIC IV 20; Banti 18. Good VF, green patina, some roughness on reverse. Bold portrait. Rare.

From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection, purchased from Classical Numismatic Group, 17 August 1991. Ex Vinchon (23 April 1976), lot 103; Münzen und Medaillen AG XXVIII (19 June 1964), lot 389.