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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 848. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

DIVUS AUGUSTUS. Died 14 AD. Æ Dupondius (14.31 gm). Restitution issue struck under Titus, 80-81 AD. DIVVS AVGVSTVS PATER, radiate head of Augustus left / IMP T VESP AVG REST, S C across field, Victory alighting left, holding shield inscribed S P Q R in two lines. RIC II 189; Komnick Type 35.0, 10 (V4/R6) (this coin); cf. BMCRE 265 (Titus); cf. BN 288 (eagle standing facing on thunderbolt; same obverse die); Cohen 557. Good VF, olive and green patina, minor patina chipping on edge. ($750)

Ex Numismatic Fine Arts XXVIII (23 April 1992), lot 1077.