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 £1,900

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Roman Imperial Coinage, Caracalla, Sestertius, Rome, 213-14, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, m avr antoninvs pivs felix avg, rev. secvritate perpetvae, Securitas seated right, holding sceptre, elbow resting on back of throne; to right, altar, s c in exergue, 26.45g (RIC 536b; cf. C 579). Nearly extremely fine, dark patina £1,000-1,200

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Provenance: Spink NCL May-June 1940 (1576)