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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 742

Gaius (Caligula). AD 37-41. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.30 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 40.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 742.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 20 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Gaius (Caligula). AD 37-41. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.30 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 40. C • CAESAR • AVG • PON • M • TR • POT • III • COS • III, laureate head of Gaius (Caligula) right / AGRIPPINA • MAT • C • CAES • AVG • GERM •, draped bust of Agrippina Senior right. RIC I 21; Lyon 178/5 (D184/R183); Calicó 327; BMCRE 22; BN –; Biaggi 196 (same dies); Jameson 39 (same dies); Mazzini 5. Light marks, traces of deposits, some hairlines, areas of edge smoothing. Near VF. Very rare.

From the John L. Cowan Collection, purchased from Pegasi, 2 June 2007.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 3, which begins 14 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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