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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 667

Claudius. AD 41-54. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.82 g, 5h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 49-50.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 667.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 19 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Claudius. AD 41-54. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.82 g, 5h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 49-50. TI CLAVD CAESAR • AVG • P • M • TR • P • VIIII • IMP • XVIII, laureate head right / PACI AVGVSTAE, Pax-Nemesis advancing right, holding out fold of drapery below chin with right hand and holding in left hand a winged caduceus pointing down at serpent gliding right with head erect. RIC I p. 123, ‡ note; von Kaenel Type 32, 669 (V564/R578 – this coin, illustrated); Lyon 62/1a (D294/314 – this coin, illustrated); Calicó 370 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE p. 172, note †; BN –; Biaggi –; Jameson –; Mazzini –. A few light surface marks. EF. Wonderful portrait.

From the Provence Collection. Ex Archer M. Huntington Collection, HSA 1001.1.22261 (Numismatica Ars Classica 71, 16 May 2013), lot 205 (hammer CHF 30,000).


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.