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 £2,400

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Roman Imperial Coinage, Aurelian and Severina, Double Sestertius, Rome, 274-5, radiate and cuirassed bust of Aurelian right, imp avrelianvs avg, rev. severina avg, draped and diademed bust of Severina right, resting on crescent, 15.25g (RIC 1; C 1; Sear 11696). Good very fine, dark green patina, rare £2,000-3,000


Provenance: Adolph Hess Auction 230 (Lucerne), 28-30 April 1936, lot 1869