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650977
Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 977. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $3500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ANTONINUS PIUS. 138-161 AD. AV Aureus (7.32 gm). Struck circa 147 AD. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind / TR POT COS IIII, Roma seated left on chair, feet on low stool, holding palladium and spear; shield at side. RIC III 147d, and note; Strack 270 var. bo (bare-headed); BMCRE 561 var. (no drapery); Calicó -; cf. Cohen 936 (bare-headed, draped, and cuirassed bust right); J. Schulman 145 (16 June 1924), lot 206 (same reverse die). EF, a few minor scraches in obverse field. ($2000)