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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 1090

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 6.98 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 138.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 1090.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 5 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 6.98 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 138. IMP T AEL CAES HADRI ANTONINVS, laureate bust right, slight drapery / AVG PIVS • P M TR P COS DES II, Pietas, draped, standing right, holding acerrum (incense box) in left hand, extending right hand over lighted and garlanded altar to right. RIC III 13 var. (bust type); Calicó 1471 (this coin illustrated); BMCRE 27 note; Biaggi 698 (this coin); Mazzini 71 (this coin). Lustrous, traces of deposits, light smoothing in obverse fields. EF. Splendid early portrait.

From the JFL Collection. Ex RLS Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 70, 21 September 2005), lot 1026; Numismatic Fine Arts XVIII (Part II, 31 March 1987), lot 481; Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, 698; Giuseppe Mazzini Collection, 71.

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 Four, which begins 20 January 2021 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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