Nomos
Nomos, Auction 10

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Mo, 18.05.2015, from 4:00 PM CEST
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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.

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Price realized 5'500 CHF
Starting price 4'600 CHF
Estimate 5'750 CHF
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