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11100684

Woytek Plate Coin

CNG 111, Lot: 684. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Trajan. AD 98-117. Æ Sestertius (34mm, 25.18 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 107-108. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust right, slight drapery / S • P • Q • R • OPTIMO PRINCIPI, front view of octastyle temple on podium of three steps: togate figure standing in the center of the columns; in pediment, seated figure between reclining figures; on roof, five standing figures; S C in exergue. RIC II 575; Woytek 302bD (this coin referenced and illustrated); Strack 392; Banti 290; BMCRE 859-62; BN 312. Near EF, attractive green patina, lightly smoothed in isolated areas. A handsome architectural type.


Ex Lanz 109 (27 May 2002), lot 403.