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

Lot nuber 779

Pescennius Niger. AD 193-194. Æ (29.5mm, 14.57 g, 7h). Caesarea Germanica (Bithynia) mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 779.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Pescennius Niger. AD 193-194. Æ (29.5mm, 14.57 g, 7h). Caesarea Germanica (Bithynia) mint. AVT K Γ ΠЄCK NIΓPOC • IOVCTOC CЄB, laureate head right / KAICAPIAC [Γ]ЄP MANIKHC, Zeus enthroned left, holding Nike in his extended right hand and scepter with his left. SNG Von Aulock 478 (this coin); RG – (but cf. no. 5 for same obverse die). Dark brown patina with tan highlights, a few old cleaning scratches beneath patina. VF. Extremely rare.

Ex CNG Inventory 87224 (Summer 1995); Lewis Egnew Collection (Superior, 30 May 1995), lot 8054; Hans von Aulock Collection (Leu 25, 23 April 1980), lot 342.


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.