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Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Medieval and Modern coins featuring the Maggiore Col...

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LYDIA. Saitta. Faustina Junior, Augusta, 147-175. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 27 mm, 12.17 g, 7 h), Titianos, first archon, circa 161-175. ΦΑVСΤЄΙΝΑ СЄΒΑСΤΗ Draped bust of Faustina II to right. Rev. ЄΠΙ ΤΙΤΙΑΝΟY ΑΡΧ Α СΑΙΤΤΗΝΩΝ Apollo standing front, head to right, holding lyre in his left hand and plectrum in his right. RPC IV online 1393.2 = SNG von Aulock 3092 ( this coin ). Extremely rare, one of only three known examples. A lovely coin of beautiful style and with a fine pedigree. Some deposits, otherwise, good very fine.

From the Saitta Collection and that of H. von Aulock, ex Glendining’s, 18 February 1976, 123.

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