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

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Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £8,500

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Roman Imperial Coinage, Vespasian, Sestertius, Rome, 71, laureate bust right, imp caes vespasian avg p m tr p p p cos iii, rev. ivdaea capta, palm tree; to left, Emperor standing right with spear and parazonium, foot on helmet; to right, Judæa seated right on cuirass, s c in exergue, 25.65g (RIC 167; BMC 543; C 239; Sear 2327). Good very fine, smooth brown patina £2,000-3,000

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Provenance: Bt Baldwin June 1939