Ancient Coins and Artefacts, World Coins, Tokens and Medallions, Islamic Coins (30 September 2013)

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Date of Auction: 30th September 2013

Sold for £950

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Roman Imperial Coinage, Gordian III (Cæsar, 238), Sestertius, Rome, 238, bare headed and draped bust right, seen from behind, rev. lituus, knife, patera, jug, simpulum and sprinkler, 17.52g/1h (RIC IV, p.177, 3; BMC Cohen 183). Extremely fine, fine green patina, rare £1,200-1,500

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Provenance: Baldwin/Markov/M & M Auction 12 (New York), 11 January 2006, lot 320