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11100705

Calicó Plate Coin – Ex Biaggi de Blasys Collection

CNG 111, Lot: 705. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $5000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (20mm, 7.29 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 148-149. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P TR P XII, laureate bust right, wearing aegis / C OS IIII, Aequitas, draped, standing left, holding scales in right hand and cornucopia in left. RIC III 177 var. (no aegis); Strack 190; Calicó 1504 (same coin as illustration); BMCRE 650 var. (same); Biaggi 707 (this coin); Jameson –; Mazzini 235 var. (bust type). EF, lustrous. Portrait in high relief.


From the Brexit Collection. Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 49, 21 October 2008), lot 248.