Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 549Auction date: 1 November 2023
Lot number: 839

Price realized: 70 USD   (Approx. 66 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Claudius. AD 41-54. Cast Æ "Sestertius" (36mm, 17.95 g, 6h). Paduan type. Early cast after Giovanni da Cavino, 1500-1570. . TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M TR P. IMP. P. P., laureate head right / NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMAN IMP, triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue right, spearing downward between two trophies; S C across field. Johnson & Martini 1360-75; Klawans 2. Brown surfaces. As made.

From the Richard McAlee Collection.


Estimate: 100 USD

Match 1:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 556Auction date: 21 February 2024
Lot number: 879

Price realized: 180 USD   (Approx. 167 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Claudius. AD 41-54. Cast Æ "Sestertius" (36mm, 17.95 g, 6h). Paduan type. Mid quality cast after Giovanni da Cavino, 1500-1570. · TI · CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG P M · TR · P. IMP. P. P., laureate head right / NERO CLAVDIVS DRVSVS GERMAN IMP, triumphal arch surmounted by equestrian statue right, spearing downward between two trophies; S C across field. Johnson & Martini 1360-75; Klawans 2. Brown and green surfaces. As made.


Estimate: 100 USD

Match 2:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 553Auction date: 3 January 2024
Lot number: 832

Price realized: 110 USD   (Approx. 100 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Cast Æ "Sestertius" (36mm, 29.97 g, 12h). Paduan type. Later cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). HADRIANVS AVG COS IIII P P, draped bust right / Arched bridge surmounted by four columns, each topped by statue. Johnson & Martini 1680-1684. Brown patina, numerous scratches, edge marks. . A mid-quality cast.

Ex W. Toliver Besson Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 475, 26 August 2020), lot 723; Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 343 (28 January 2015), lot 747.


Estimate: 100 USD

Match 3:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 550Auction date: 15 November 2023
Lot number: 858

Price realized: 225 USD   (Approx. 208 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Vespasian. AD 69-79. Cast Æ "Sestertius" (35mm, 33.24 g, 6h). Paduan type. Later cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). Laureate head right / Vespasian standing left, lifting up female kneeling right; behind, Roma standing right, holding shield. Cf. Johnson & Martini 1550-1560; Klawans 4. Brown surfaces, some porosity, small scrape on obverse, edge marks. VF.

From the Leo and Paula Gorelkin Collection. Ex Jonathan K. Kern Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 435, 2 January 2019), lot 638.


Estimate: 100 USD

Match 4:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 553Auction date: 3 January 2024
Lot number: 833

Price realized: 80 USD   (Approx. 72 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Commodus. AD 177-192. Cast Æ "Medallion" (38mm, 34.50 g, 6h). Paduan type. Later cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). · M COMMODVS ANTONI NVS AVG PIVS BRIT ·, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / · P M · TR · P · X IMP · VI · COS III · P · P ·, SALVS in exergue, Salus seated left on marble chair, resting forearm on chair arm, patera and feeding serpent arising from cista at her feet and entwined about small figure standing left on small column; tree to left. Johnson & Martini 1774-8. Brown surfaces, die break on obverse rim. As made. A lower quality cast.

From the W. Toliver Besson Collection, purchased from Moneta Numismatic Services, 19 August 2019.


Estimate: 100 USD

Match 5:
Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 553Auction date: 3 January 2024
Lot number: 834

Price realized: 110 USD   (Approx. 100 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


ANCIENT THEMES. Didius Julianus. AD 193. Cast Æ "Medallion" (38mm, 46.14 g, 6h). Paduan type. Later cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). IMP CAESAR M DID SEVERVS IVLIAN AVG P P, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Charioteer driving quadriga left; above, Victory flying right, crowning charioteer; in xergue, COS II/ S C. Johnson & Martini 1788-1799. Brown patina, traces of deposits, obverse pit, edge marks. VF. A lower quality cast.

Ex W. Toliver Besson Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 475, 26 August 2020), lot 725; Property of Princeton Economics acquired by Martin Armstrong (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 318, 15 January 2014), lot 1140.


Estimate: 150 USD