The North Yorkshire Moors Collection of British Coins formed by Marvin Lessen Part I (25 April 2018)

Date of Auction: 25th April 2018

Sold for £800

Estimate: £400 - £500

Antoninus Pius (138-161), Sestertius, Rome, 143-4, laureate bust right, rev. britannia, Britannia seated left on rock, holding standard and spear, her left elbow resting on shield, s c in exergue, 26.36g (RIC 742; C 116; Sear 4153; S 640). Some surface metal defects, otherwise fine or better, rare £400-500

Footnote

Provenance: A Collection of Roman Bronze Coins, Sotheby Auction, 7 December 1982, lot 76