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

Lot nuber 842

Divus Carus. Died AD 283. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 4.40 g, 6h). Consecration issue. Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. 10th emission, late AD 284.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 842.
 Estimated: $ 20 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 14 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Divus Carus. Died AD 283. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 4.40 g, 6h). Consecration issue. Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. 10th emission, late AD 284. DIVO CARO PIO, laureate head right / CONSECRATIO, eagle standing right on globe, head left, wings spread. RIC V 4 var. (without globe); Pink VI/2, p. 24; Lyon 620c (this coin cited); Calicó 4262 (this coin illustrated); Biaggi 1654 (this coin). Lustrous, a few light marks. Near EF. Extremely rare, only three specimens cited by Bastien.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 92 (23 May 2016), lot 670; Numismatica Ars Classica 34 (21 November 2006), lot 198; Numismatica Ars Classica 23 (19 March 2002), lot 1647; Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, 1654; Hess-Leu 45 (12 May 1970), lot 629; Münzen und Medaillen AG XXXV (16 June 1967), lot 121.


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.