A Distinguished Collection of Roman Bronze Coins, the Property of a Gentleman (15 February 2017)

Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £550

Estimate: £300 - £400

Roman Imperial Coinage, Claudius, Sestertius, Rome, 42, bare-headed bust of Drusus left, nero clavdivs drvsvs germanicvs imp, rev. ti clavdivs caesar avg p m tr p imp p p, Emperor, bare-headed and togate, seated left on curule chair, holding branch, weapons around, s c below, 27.43g (RIC 93; BMC 208; C 8; Sear 1897). Tooled on hair, otherwise very fine, reverse better, brown patina £300-400

Footnote

Provenance: A. Bougon Collection, Clément Platt Auction (Paris), 18-19 November 1935, lot 202