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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 541

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 26.25 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 139.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 541.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Estimate: $ 750

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Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Sestertius (33mm, 26.25 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 139. Laureate head right / PHOE [NI]CE, Phoenicia standing left, with left foot on prow, holding jeweled crown and scepter; palm tree to right, COS II/S C across field. RIC III 587; BMCRE 1195 = Banti 266. Brown surfaces, some roughness, scratches on edge. Near VF. Very rare type, and possibly only the second known example with COS II in the field rather than in the exergue. Banti cites one specimen for this variety, and only one, this coin, in CoinArchives.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 412 (17 January 2018), lot 538.


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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