ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Clodius Albinus, as Caesar, 193-195. Sestertius (Bronze, 29mm, 24.13g 12), Rome, 194. D CLOD SEPT ALBIN CAES Bare head of Clodius Albinus to right with light drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. FELICITAS COS II / S - C Felicitas standing left, holding caduceus in her outstretched right hand and long scepter in her left. Banti 7 var. ( differing legend division ). BMC 530. Cohen 16 var. ( differing bust type). RIC 52b. M. Bendenoun, Les Monnaies de l’Antiquité - Portrait de la collection JDL (Geneva, 2008), 74 (this coin ). Rare. A splendid example with a fine portrait and a lovely tan patina. Some insignificant striking flatness, otherwise , extremely fine. From the JDL Collection, Numismatica Ars Classica/Tradart 79, 20 October 2014, 37, ex Sternberg VIII, 16 November 1978, 559.
|Price realized||5'500 CHF|
|Starting price||4'600 CHF|