|Coins - Ancient|
|Realisation Price||1,600.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / June Pre Long Beach 2018 (#104) - 10/06/2018 / Ancient Coins - Roman Imperial Coinage / Lot 3300
Domitian, AD 81-96. AE Sestertius (26.83g) About EF Rome, AD 85. IMP CAES DOMIT AVG GERM COS XI CENS POT P P, laureate head of Domitian right, aegis on far shoulder. ANNONA AVGVST, Annona standing right, holding cornucopia, facing Ceres seated left, holding corn ears and torch; modius on altar and stern of ship between, S C in exergue. C 17. RIC 349. Cohen 17. Very rare variety, with only two other examples offered at auction in nearly two decades. Struck on a broad, medallic flan, with a handsome portrait and a glossy reddish-brown patina, faintly smoothed in fields. Ex NAC 72, 16 May 2013, lot 1558.