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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 980

Probus. AD 276-282. AV Aureus (21mm, 8.09 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 281/2.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 980.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 17 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Probus. AD 276-282. AV Aureus (21mm, 8.09 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 281/2. IMP PR OB VS AVG, cuirassed bust of Probus left, wearing crested helmet, holding spear in right hand over right shoulder and shield in left hand / SOLI INVICTO COMITI AVG, radiate and draped bust of Sol right. RIC V 138; Pink VI/1, 59; Calicó 4203 (same dies as illustration); Biaggi 1624 (same dies); Jameson 466; Mazzini 696 (same dies). Slightly wavy flan, some marks. Near EF. Rare.

From the Provence Collection. Ex Münzen & Medaillen AG XIX (5 June 1959), lot 249; J. Hirsch XXXIII (17 November 1913), lot 1448; J. Hirsch XXIX (9 November 1910), lot 1285; M. H. Montagu Collection (Rollin & Feuardent, Paris, 20 April 1896, lot 701; Vicomte E de Quelen Collection (Rollin & Feuardent, Paris, 14 May 1888), lot 1847.

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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