The Coin Cabinet Ltd. > The Euclidean CollectionAuction date: 28 March 2024
Lot number: 32

Price realized: Unsold
Show similar lots on CoinArchives

Find similar lots in upcoming
auctions on
Lot description:

Very Fine; stripped and heavily cleaned | ROMAN EMPIRE. Caligula.
Bronze sestertius, AD 37-38. Rome.
Obv: C•CAESAR•AVG•GERMANICVS•P•M•TR•POT, Pietas seated left, holding patera and resting arm on small draped figure standing facing; PIETAS in exergue. Rev: front view of hexastyle garlanded temple of Divus Augustus, pediment decorated with sacrificial scene, and with quadriga and Victories as acroteria, and statues of Romulus and Aeneas along roof line; in front, Emperor, veiled and togate, sacrificing with patera over garlanded altar right, flanked by victimarius holding bull for sacrifice and attendant holding a patera; DIVO-AVG S-C across fields.
Very Fine; stripped and heavily cleaned.

Reference: RIC I-36; BMCRE-41.
Provenance: from the Euclidean Collection; acquired from David Miller, 5th September 2015.
Die Axis: 6h.
Diameter: 35 mm.
Weight: 26.81 g.
Composition: Bronze.

PLEASE NOTE: 20% Buyer Premium + VAT on this lot. No other fees, including live bidding. Delivery cost will be added to your order.

Estimate: 800 GBP

Starting price: 400 GBP