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Counterfeiter’s Hub

CNG 109, Lot: 755. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ROMAN IMPERIAL, Counterfeiters’ Hubs. temp. Domitian. AD 81-96. Iron counterfeiter’s hub (20x12mm, 27.34 g). Manufactured circa AD 94 or later. Dimensions: overall length, 12mm; diameter, 20 mm at face, increasing to 21mm at base. Of cylindrical form. Weight: 27.34 grams. Silver denarius of Domitian, showing obverse with legend [IMP CAES] DOMIT AV[G] GERM P M TR P XIIII, mounted to iron shank. Cf. RIC II 771 (for denarius). VF, encrusted. Extremely rare.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 334 (3 September 2014), lot 308.