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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 150

Vespasian. AD 69-79. AV Aureus (20mm, 7.29 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 73.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 150.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Merani Collection – Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 17 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Vespasian. AD 69-79. AV Aureus (20mm, 7.29 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 73. IMP CAES VESP AVG CEN, laureate head right / VES TA, Temple of Vesta: round-domed, tetrastyle temple, four steps leading up to it; statue of Vesta dancing within, flanked by statue to left and right of Temple. RIC II.1 515; Calicó 690a (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 107; BN 92; Biaggi 340; Ciani (7 April 1930), lot 109 (same dies). A few marks and scratches, some deposits on reverse. Good VF. Rare.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Edward J. Waddell Inventory C38883; Arthur M. Woodward Collection (Glendining & Co., 27 September 1962), lot 181; Ars Classica XII (18 October 1926), lot 2806.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM 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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