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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 694. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Byzantium. Commodus. AD 177-192. Æ 29mm (17.32 g, 7h). Demosthenes, magistrate. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed young bust right / Crested Corinthian helmet with cheek pieces right; DHMOCQENOVC. Cf. Mouchmov 3301; cf. SNG Copenhagen 509; Varbanov 1313 (this coin). VF, black and brown patina.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 43 (24 September 1997), lot 929.