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Rare Plaetoria 10

Triton XXII, Lot: 870. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus. 57 BC. AR Denarius (16.5mm, 3.98 g, 4h). Rome mint. Draped bust of Fortuna right; [uncertain symbol behind] / Half-length, draped, facing bust of Sors on tablet inscribed SORS below, M PLAETORI CEST • S • C around. Crawford 405/2; Sydenham 801; Plaetoria 10; BMCRR Rome 3525-32; RBW 1448. Choice EF, lightly toned with underlying luster, struck slightly off center. Rare and choice for issue.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection, purchased from Herb Kreindler. Ex Student and His Mentor Collection (Part II, Numismatica Ars Classica 73, 18 November 2013), lot 130; Numismatica Ars Classica 9 (16 April 1996), lot 681; Numismatica Ars Classica 4 (27 February 1991), lot 228.