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 £2,600

Estimate: £1,200 - £1,500

Roman Imperial Coinage, Macrinus, Sestertius, Rome, January-June 218, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right, imp caes m opel sev macrinvs avg, rev. pontif max tr p ii cos ii p p, Fides standing facing, head right, holding standard in each hand, right foot on helmet, s c in exergue, 23.77g (RIC 157; BMC 128; C 97; Sear 7395). Good very fine, dark green patina, rare


Provenance: V.M. Brand Collection; Seaby List 326, October-December 1941 (78390)