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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 538

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.19 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 138.

CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 538.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Gold

Sold For $ 9 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.19 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 138. IMP CAES AEL • ANTONINVS AVG, laureate head right / PONT MAX TR POT COS, Pietas, veiled, standing right before lighted and garlanded altar, raising right hand and holding acerrum (incense box) in left. RIC III –; Strack 10 = Münzhandlung Basel 6, lot 1729 (same dies); Calicó 1608 (this coin illustrated); BMCRE 7; Biaggi 751 (this coin). Red tone in devices. Good VF. Extremely rare first issue of Antoninus Pius as Augustus.

Ex Triton XXII (8 January 2019), lot 1085; D. Fagan Collection (Triton XVII, 6 January 2015), lot 1098, purchased from Tom Cederlind; Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection, 751; Ars Classica XVI (3 July 1933), lot 1732.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 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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