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191, Lot: 149. Estimate $100.
Sold for $225. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ARABIA, Bostra. Herennius Etruscus and Hostilian. As Caesars, AD 250-251. Æ 24mm (10.23 g, 6h). Confronted busts of of Herennius Etruscus, laureate, draped, and cuirassed, and Hostilian, radiate, draped, and cuirassed / Baetyl surmounted by seven cake-shaped objects (loaves of bread?) flanked by two smaller baetyls each surmounted by single cake-shaped object; baetyls on raised platform with steps; all within wreath. Kindler 55; Spijkerman 72; Rosenberger 57. Fair, green surfaces, a little porous.

From the J. S. Wagner Collection.