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RPC Plate Coin

CNG 106, Lot: 604. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Pergamum. Trajan Decius. AD 249-251. Æ Medallion (42.5mm, 47.24 g, 12h). Cominius Flavius Glycon, strategos and theologos. • AVT • K • Γ • MЄC • KVI-N • TPAIANOC • ΔЄ-KIOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ЄΠI C • KO-M Φ ΓΛV-KΩ-NOC • ΘЄO, ΠЄPΓAMHNΩN/ ΠPO • Γ • NЄΩ, emperor standing left, sacrificing over altar before facing cult statue of Demeter; to right, Hygeia(?) standing left, crowning emperor. RPC IX 541.3 (this coin, illustrated on pl. 31). VF, green surfaces, some light cleaning marks. Extremely rare, one of only three cited in RPC and the only in private hands.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 84 (20 May 2015), lot 2025 (hammer of 2500 CHF).