Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich
Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich, Auction 117

Greek, Roman and Gupta Empire gold coins

Tu, 01.10.2019, from 04:45 PM CEST
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Description

Vespasian, 69 – 79. Aureus, Antiochia 73, AV 7.42 g. IMP VESPAS AVG P M – TRI P P P COS IIII Laureate and draped bust l. Rev. VIRTVS – AVGVSTI Virtus standing r.; l. foot on shield, holding spear and parazonium. C –. BMC –. RIC 1552. RPC 1926 (this obverse die). CBN –. Calicó –, for obverse, cf. 702a (this obverse die).
Of the highest rarity, apparently only the third and the finest specimen known. A very
interesting issue with an unusual portrait struck in high relief. Good very fine

Ex Triton XIV, 2011, 675 and NAC 111, 2018, 164 sales. From the collection of a Retired Banker.

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Price realized 18'000 CHF
Starting price 12'000 CHF
Estimate 15'000 CHF
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