A Distinguished Collection of Roman Bronze Coins, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £440

Estimate: £100 - £150

Roman Imperial Coinage, Caligula, LYDIA, Philadelphia, Æ 17, 37-41, magistrate Hermogenes Olympionikes (?), bare-headed bust right, star behind, rev. conjoined laureate and draped heads of the Dioscuri right, palm frond behind, 5.19g (RPC 3023). Very fine, much better than average for the type £100-150

Footnote

Provenance: Seaby List M230, August 1934 (17841), from a contemporary Lucerne sale