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 £420

Estimate: £200 - £260

Antoninus Pius (138-161), As, Rome [or perhaps Britain], 154-5, laureate bust right, rev. britannia cos iiii, Britannia seated left on rock, shield and eagle-tipped sceptre at left, s c in exergue, 12.75g (RIC 934; C 117; Sear 4296; S 646). Good very fine, attractive dark patina £200-260

Footnote

Provenance: Bt CNG March 1997, and believed to be a then-recent find