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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 727. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CILICIA, Anazarbus. Maximus. Caesar, AD 236-238. Æ 32mm (15.73 g, 6h). Dated CY 254 (AD 235/6). Bare-headed and cuirassed bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder / Zodiacal wheel, with facing head in center, within ornate distyle shrine with radiate semicircular roof; lower panel decorated with goddess and bull; Nikai on either side, date in exergue. Ziegler 668 (V4/R8); SNG France 2103 (same obv. die); SNG Levante 1484. VF, dark green patina. Exceptional reverse.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 57 (28 March 2001), lot 827 (realized $550).