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Lot # 432 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$200 / Price Realized: US$450
Lot of four billon tetradrachms of Claudius II and Aurelian.
Lot of four billon tetradrachms of Claudius II and Aurelian. g. (0h). . (1) Claudius II, Year 2 = 268/9 AD, 11.18g. Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed right / Poseidon standing left placing right foot on dolphin, holding palm branch and trident. Cologne 3045. (2) Claudius II, Year 3 = 269/70 AD, 9.69g. Same bust type / Tyche standing left holding rudder and cornucopia. Cologne 3048 (same rev. die). Dattari-Savio pl. 276, 5410 (different dies). Emmett 3896/3 (R5, citing Oxford 4286). This ordinary type is very rare for Claudius II. (3) Aurelian, Year 4 = 272/3 AD, 10.56g. Bust laureate, cuirassed right, seen from front, fold of cloak on front shoulder / Eagle stepping right, wings raised, with wreath in beak, star in field behind head. Cologne 3974-5. (4) Aurelian, Year 5 = 273/4 AD, 8.31g. Same bust type / Eagle standing left, head right, wings raised, wreath in beak. Cologne 3083-4. Good VF-EF.
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