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: £700 - £900

Caracalla (198-217), Sestertius, Rome, 202-10, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder, rev. victoriae brittannicae, Victory standing left, left foot on helmet, erecting trophy, towered female representing Britannia standing at right, captive seated at her feet, 22.52g (RIC 464; C 639; Sear 6958; S 659). Some wear to the high points, otherwise about very fine with smooth brown patina, very rare £700-900


Provenance: G. Bauer Collection, Glendining Auction, 23 January 1963, lot 1362; bt Spink 1966