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

Lot nuber 752

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (20.5mm, 7.26 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 152-153.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 752.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (20.5mm, 7.26 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 152-153. ΛNTONINVS ΛVG PIVS P P TR P XVI, laureate bust right, slight drapery / LIBERΛLITΛS VII • COS IIII, lictor standing left, holding up abacus in right hand and fasces in left. RIC III 229; Strack 263 (same dies as illustration); Calicó 1581 corr. (TR P XV; this coin illustrated); BMCRE p. 116, ‡ note; Biaggi 742 = Mazzini 526 (this coin); Jameson –. Toned, edge spur. EF. Excellent high-relief portrait.

From the San Vicente Collection. Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, 742; Giuseppe Mazzini Collection, 526.


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.