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CNG Feature Auction 118

Lot nuber 1035

Titus. AD 79-81. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.14 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck 1 January-30 June AD 80.

CNG Feature Auction 118
Lot: 1035.
 Estimated: $ 200

Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Titus. AD 79-81. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.14 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck 1 January-30 June AD 80. Laureate head right / Trophy of arms; to left, Britannia seated left in attitude of mourning; to right, bound British captive seated right. RIC II.1 102; RSC 306. Toned, some marks and scratches under tone. VF.

From the Dr. Jay M. Galst Collection. Ex Coin Galleries (14 November 1984), lot 239.

This denarius commemorates Agricola’s victory in Britain at the river Tay, for which Titus was proclaimed imperator for the fifteenth time. Beginning in AD 77, Gnaeus Iulius Agricola, legate of Britannia, began expanding Roman control over the rest of the island. He pushed northward into Scotland and defeated the Caledonians at Mons Graupius in AD 83.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 118 lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 13-14 September 2021. CNG Feature Auction 118 – Session Three – Roman Provincial Coinage Part 2 through Roman Imperial Coinage Part 1 will be held Tuesday morning, 14 September 2021 beginning at 9:00 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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