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78001401
Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 1401. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

CYPRUS, Paphus(?). Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. Æ 16mm (3.22 g, 12h). A. Plautius, proconsul. Struck circa 21 BC. Bare head right / Conical cult xoanon of Aphrodite of Paphos within central distyle tower; lighted flanking; the entire structure set on low basis; semicircular fencing below. RPC 3906; Amandry, Julio-Claudien I, 2a. VF, black-green patina with areas of olive.


From the Richard Prideaux Collection of Augustus.