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

Lot nuber 817

Pupienus. AD 238. Æ Sestertius (30.5mm, 21.76 g, 12h). Rome mint. 1st emission.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 817.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 4 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Pupienus. AD 238. Æ Sestertius (30.5mm, 21.76 g, 12h). Rome mint. 1st emission. IMP CAES M CLOD PVPIENVS AVG, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / PAX PVBLICA, SC in exergue, Pax, draped, seated left on throne, holding up olive branch with right hand and holding transverse scepter with left, fold of drapery over left arm. RIC IV 22a; BMCRE 48-9; Banti 6. Attractive dark green patina with touches of red. EF. An exceptional example.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Ex CNG Inventory 94004 (October 1996); Schweizerischer Bankverein 41 (10 September 1996), lot 209.


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.