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Lot number: 884

Price realized: Unsold
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ANCIENT THEMES. Otho. AD 69. Cast WM "Sestertius" (36mm, 28.03 g, 8h). Paduan type. Low quality off-metal cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). IMP OTHO CAESAR AVG TR I POT, bare head right / SCV RI TAS P R, S C in exergue, Otho standing right, clasping hands with one of four soldiers standing before him; altar between. Cf. Johnson & Martini 1483-1509; cf. Klawans 2 (both refs for "official" Cavinos). Toned. As made. Low quality off-metal cast.

From the Cabinet of Dr. Arnold R. Saslow.

Estimate: 100 USD