Ancient, British and World Coins, Historical Medals, Tokens and Banknotes (27 March 1996)

Date of Auction: 27th March 1996


Estimate: £500 - £550

Pescennius Niger, 193-194, Denarius, 3.12 g., Antioch, reverse Bonae Spei, Bonus Eventus standing holding basket of fruit and corn ears (Cf. RIC 3/4). Very rare, fine (£500-550)


The normal type for the Bonae Spei legend is Spes holding a flower and raising her skirt