Auction 114 - Part I

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Tu, 07.05.2019, from 11:00 AM CEST
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Description

Commodus augustus, 177 – 192. Medallion 190-192, Æ 45.41 g. M COMMODVS ANTONINVS PIVS FELIX AVG BRIT Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust r. Rev. MINER AVG P M TR P XVI IMP VIII COS VI P P Minerva advancing r., with head l., holding olive brand and shield; in l. field, owl on column and in r. field, altar. C 363. Gnecchi 47 and pl. 81, 6 (this coin).
Very rare. An impressive medallion with a bold portrait and an interesting reverse.
An appealing brown patina heavily tooled on both obverse and reverse,
minor metal flaws, otherwise good very fine

Ex Hirsch sale XXIV, 1909, Weber, 1729.

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Price realized 12'000 CHF
Starting price 12'000 CHF
Estimate 15'000 CHF
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