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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 449

JUDAEA, Neapolis. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ (32.5mm, 21.15 g, 11h). Dated RY 88 (159/60 CE).

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 449.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Roman Provincial, Bronze

Sold For $ 1 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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JUDAEA, Neapolis. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ (32.5mm, 21.15 g, 11h). Dated RY 88 (159/60 CE). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Asclepius standing facing, head right, holding staff and serpent, vis-à-vis Hygieia standing facing, head left, holding serpent and patera; ЄT ΠΗ (date) in exergue. Meshorer 128; Sofaer 27; RPC IV.3 Online 6325. Dark green to black patina with earthen deposits, some light smoothing. VF. Extremely rare, only one specimen, this coin, in CoinArchives, and the authors of RPC cite only one specimen – the British Museum example.

From the Toliver Besson Collection, purchased from David Hendin, at NYINC, 6 January 2012. Ex Dr. Stephen Gerson Collection (Gemini VI, 10 January 2010), lot 719 .

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 16 September 2020 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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