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

Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Roman Imperial Coinage, Vespasian, Sestertius, Rome, 71, laureate bust right, imp caes vespasian avg p m tr p p p cos iii, rev. victoria avgvsti, Victory standing right, foot on helmet, inscribing shield attached to palm-tree; to right, Judæa seated, s c in exergue, 26.19g (RIC 221; BMC 582-3; C 625). Good very fine, brown patina £1,000-1,200


Provenance: C.C. Browne Collection, Sotheby Auction, 25-8 March 1935, lot 192