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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 1091

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 7.54 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 145-161.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 1091.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

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

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 7.54 g, 5h). Rome mint. Struck AD 145-161. ANTONINVS AVG PIVS P P, bareheaded and cuirassed bust right / TR PO T COS IIII, Roma, helmeted and draped, seated left on throne, holding palladium in right hand and vertical spear in left; round shield at right side. RIC III 147 corr. (palladium not Victory); Strack 143κo; Calicó 1654a (same obv. die as illustration); BMCRE 556 (same obv. die); Adda 215 (same obv. die); Biaggi 766 (same obv. die); Mazzini 936 var. (bust type). In NGC encapsulation 4280857-001, graded Ch AU(star), Strike: 5/5, Surface: 5/5, Fine Style.

From the Grand Haven Collection. Ex Heritage 3064 (20 April 2018), lot 30301; Santa Barbara Museum of Art Collection (Numismatic Fine Arts [I], 20 March 1975), lot 341.

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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