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76001564
Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1564. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Maximinus I. AD 235-238. Æ Sestertius (19.64 g, 12h). Rome mint. 3rd emission, AD 236-237. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Fides standing left, holding two signa. RIC IV 78; BMCRE 139; Banti 4. Good VF, attractive, even brown patina, traces of green deposits.


From the Alain Lagrange Collection. Ex Virgil M. Brand Collection (Part 7, Sotheby’s, 25 October 1984), lot 629; R. Ratto (4 June 1913), lot 1251 (incorrectly numbered 1211 on pl. VII).