British, Ancient and World Coins (16 September 2020)

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £4,200

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

Roman Imperial Coinage, Titus (as Cæsar), Aureus, Rome, 77-8, t caesar imp vespasianvs, laureate bust right, rev. Roma seated right on two oval shields, holding transverse spear, flanked by two flying eagles, to right miniature she-wolf suckling Romulus and Remus, cos vi in exergue, 7.29g (Calicó 738; RIC Vespasian 954; BMC 223). Light surface marks, otherwise about extremely fine with underlying bloom £4,000-£5,000

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Provenance: Found in Carlisle (Cumbria) 2013; PAS DUR-FF7235