eAuction #60

Ancient and World Coins

Su, 17.06.2018, from 07:00 PM CEST
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Description

Caracalla Aureus, Mars reverse, ex Rashleigh collection

Caracalla (AD 198-217), AV Aureus (20 mm, 7.03 g), Rome, 205 AD.
Obv. ANTONINVS PIVS AVG, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
Rev. PONTIF TR P VIII COS II, Mars, naked but for cloak over shoulder, standing left, right foot on helmet, holding olive-branch and spear.
RIC 80a; BMC 476; C. 419.

Rare. With a wonderful portrait of the young emperor. Lustrous and good extremely fine.

From the collection of J.C.S. Rashleigh and ex Glendining & Co. Sale January 14th 1953, lot 63; there stated to be from "the Burrage cabinet".

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Price realized 18'500 CHF
Starting price 16'000 CHF
Estimate 20'000 CHF
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