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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 959

Balbinus. AD 238. Æ Sestertius (28mm, 20.34 g, 12h). Rome mint. 1st emission.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 959.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Roman Imperial, 360 Photo, Bronze

Sold For $ 1 300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Balbinus. AD 238. Æ Sestertius (28mm, 20.34 g, 12h). Rome mint. 1st emission. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Providentia standing left, holding cornucopia and wand over globe at her feet to left. RIC IV 19; BMCRE 34-5; Banti 8. Dark brown patina, some red. Good VF. Expressive portrait.

From the Jack A. Frazer Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Review XX.2 Supplement (Summer 1995), no. 379.

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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