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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 971

Hostilian. AD 251. AR Antoninianus (21mm, 3.65 g, 6h). Antioch mint, 3rd officina.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 971.
 Estimated: $ 500

Roman Imperial, Silver

Sold For $ 1 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hostilian. AD 251. AR Antoninianus (21mm, 3.65 g, 6h). Antioch mint, 3rd officina. C OVAL OSTIL MES COVINTVS AVG, radiate and draped bust right; ••• below / ADVENTVS AVG, Hostilian on horseback riding left, raising hand and holding spear. Cf. RIC IV 193a (Decius, as Caesar); cf. RSC 2 (same); Künker 136, lot 1173; CNG 90, lot 1680 (same dies). Lightly toned, a little verdigris, small flan flaw on reverse. Good VF. Extremely rare Adventus issue as Augustus. Perhaps three to five examples known.

From the John L. Cowan Collection.

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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