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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 749

Diva Sabina. Died AD 136/7. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.10 g, 6h). Consecration issue. Rome mint. Group 6, after 25 February AD 138.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 749.
 Estimated: $ 15 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 15 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Diva Sabina. Died AD 136/7. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.10 g, 6h). Consecration issue. Rome mint. Group 6, after 25 February AD 138. DIVA • AVG SABINA, veiled and draped bust right, wearing stephanie / CO NSE CRAT IO, Sabina, with scarf floating out behind head, holding scepter, born aloft right by eagle, with head turned left, holding scepter in talons. RIC II.3 2603 (same dies as second illustration); RIC II 418a (Hadrian); Abdy, Chronology, Final Group; Strack 383d; Calicó 1432 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 956 (same dies); Biaggi 677 (this coin); Jameson –; Mazzini –. A few minor marks. VF. Very rare.

Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 49, 21 October 2008), lot 232; Hess-Leu [3] (27 March 1956), lot 385.


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 Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM 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.