Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 126Auction date: 28 May 2024
Lot number: 1150

Price realized: 450 USD   (Approx. 414 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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ANCIENT THEMES. Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Electrotype AR "Sestertius" (38mm, 31.03 g, 4h). Paduan type. After Giovanni da Cavino(?) (1500-1570). L · VERVS · AVG · ARM · PARTH · MAX · TR · P · VIIII, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Argus seated right on low basis, working on bow of Argo; to right, Minerva standing left, directing him and holding shield inscribed VIC/AV/G; behind, stone building with arched entry. Cf. Johnson & Martini 1755/17214-5 (for obv./rev. type); Klawans 5. Toned. Choice EF.

From the Cabinet of Dr. Arnold R. Saslow.


Estimate: 750 USD