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

Lot nuber 751

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 21.24 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 147.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 751.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 2 625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Sestertius (31mm, 21.24 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 147. ΛNTONINVS ΛVG PIVS P P TR P COS IIII, laureate head right / S C low across field, Mars, helmeted, naked but for cloak hanging behind him, advancing right, holding transverse spear in right hand and trophy in left over left shoulder. RIC III 778; Strack 1003δ; Banti 363 var. (break in obv. legend); BMCRE 1706. River patina, reverse double struck, some roughness and flan flaws. EF. Wonderful portrait.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXIX (30 March 1994), lot 635; Numismatic Fine Arts [XVII] Summer Mail Bid Sale (27 June 1986), lot 838.


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.