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Lot # 214 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$15000 / Unsold: Available at opening bid of US$ + Buyers Fee
Aurelian. Aureus
Aurelian. 270-275 AD. Aureus, 4.03g. (12h). Milan. Obv: IMP C L DOM AVRE - LIANVS P F AVG Bust laureate, cuirassed right, seen from front, aegis with small Medusa head across breast, additional fold of aegis on left shoulder, palm on right shoulder strap. Rx: VIRTVS AVG Mars advancing right holding spear and trophy over shoulder, captive seated at his feet. Paris 430, pl. 13 (same dies). Estiot, Journal des Savants, Jan.-June 1999, 60 (D39/R52). Gobl 127qO(2), pl. 74 (same dies, misattributed to Rome). RIC 15 (same misattribution). Cohen 269 (120 Fr.). Excellent portrait, with almost no corrosion from being in the sea. Choice EF.
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