Numismatik Naumann
Numismatik Naumann, Auction 44

Ancient and World Coins

Su, 07.08.2016, from 5:00 PM CEST
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Description

IONIA. Magnesia ad Maeandrum. Lucius Verus (161-169). Hexassarion.

Obv: AVT KAI Λ AVPH OVHPOC.
Laureate and cuirassed bust right.
Rev: OXOC / ΜΑΓΝΗΤΩΝ.
Ceremonial wagon (ὄχος) drawn right by quadriga of mules.

Cf. RPC IV online 1043 (legends); cf. Schultz 132 and 146 (same); CNG E-372, lot 306 (same dies; withdrawn due to question of ownership, not authenticity).

This specimen presents a clear reading of the reverse legend, with OXOC referring to the ceremonial wagon. Extremely rare.

Condition: Very fine.

Weight: 32.28 g.
Diameter: 36 mm.

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Price realized 300 EUR 10 bids
Starting price 80 EUR
Estimate 100 EUR
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