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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 1027

Contorniates. Late 4th century AD. Æ Contorniate (34.5mm, 17.87 g, 1h). In the name of the author Sallust.


CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 1027.
 Estimated: $ 500

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 3 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Contorniates. Late 4th century AD. Æ Contorniate (34.5mm, 17.87 g, 1h). In the name of the author Sallust. [SALL]VSTI VS AVTOR, draped bust of Sallust right / Sol, raising hand and holding globe, in facing quadriga. Alföldi, Kontorniat 107.12 = A. Alfoldi, Die Kontorniaten (Budapest, 1943), pl. 47, 2 (this coin). Earthen dark green-brown patina, graffiti (radiate sun?) in field on obverse. Good Fine. Rare.

Ex Phil Peck (Morris) Collection (Heritage 3071, 6 January 2019), lot 32047; Hans M. F. Schulman (31 May 1972), lot 880; Thomas Ollive Mabbott Collection (Part II, H. Schulman, 27 October 1969), lot 4927; Münzenhandlung Basel 3 (4 March 1935), lot 1070.


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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