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Lot # 221 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$15000 / Price Realized: US$37000
Numerian. Aureus
Numerian. 283-284 AD. Aureus, 5.40g. (5h). Rome. Obv: IMP NVMERIANVS AVG Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right. Rx: VIRTV - S AVGG Hercules 'Farnese' standing right, holding right hand behind back, leaning on club set on rock, with lionskin hanging down beside club. RIC 408 (R2, citing Montagu 714). Calico 4335 (illustrating the Montagu coin). Obverse legend variant of Cohen 100 (200 Fr.). Very nice depiction of Hercules on the reverse. Flawless imperial portrait. Mint State.

Ex NAC 25, 25 June 2003, lot 572.
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