Numismatica Ars Classica > Auction 144 with CNG & NGSAAuction date: 8 May 2024
Lot number: 1020

Price realized: 4,500 CHF   (Approx. 4,974 USD / 4,620 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


The Geoffrey Cope Collection of Ancient Greek and Roman Bronzes. The Roman Empire. Gaius augustus, 37 – 41.
Description
Sestertius, Roma 37-38, Æ 36 mm, 28.54 g. C·CAESAR·AVG·GERMANICVS P·M·TR·POT Pietas, veiled and draped, seated l., holding patera and resting l. arm on small facing figure; in exergue, PIETAS. Rev. DIVO – AVG / S – C Gaius, veiled and togate, sacrificing over garlanded altar; in the background hexastyle temple.
Reference
C 9
BMC 41
RIC 36
CBN 51
Condition
Struck on a very large flan and with a lovely green patina very gently
smoothed on obverse, otherwise extremely fine
Provenance
Tkalec sale 22 April 2007, 193

Estimate: 5000 CHF