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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 1028

Contorniates. Late 4th century AD. Æ Contorniate (35mm, 16.82 g, 7h). In the name of Trajan.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 1028.
 Estimated: $ 500

Roman Imperial, Bronze

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

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Contorniates. Late 4th century AD. Æ Contorniate (35mm, 16.82 g, 7h). In the name of Trajan. IMP CAES TRAIANVS AVG P M P P PROCONS, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / FIL INVS, the athlete Filinus standing facing, head right, holding wreath and palm frond; to left, figure (Securitas?), standing facing, head right, holding scepter and leaning on column to left; to right, musician standing right, head left, playing long horn. Alföldi, Kontorniat 350. Dark green-brown patina, some roughness. Near VF. Very rare, only eleven examples noted by Alföldi.

Ex Phil Peck (Morris) Collection (Heritage 3071, 6 January 2019), lot 32094; Paul Tinchant Collection (Part II, as Richard J. Graham, Schulman 243, 8 June 1966), lot 2535.

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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