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Triton XXII, Lot: 1043. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Vitellius. AD 69. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.58 g, 5h). Spanish mint (Tarraco?). Struck circa January-June AD 69. Λ VITELLIVS IMP GERMΛN, laureate head left, globe at point of neck / CONSENSVS EXERCITVVM, Mars advancing left, mantle flowing behind him, holding a spear with his right hand and cradling an aquila with vexillum with his left arm. RIC I 23; CSB 11; BMCRE 84; RSC 24. EF, deeply toned, small flan crack, minor doubling on reverse. High relief portrait.


From the Viggo Collection. Ex A. Lynn Collection (Helios 4, 14 October 2009), lot 197; Tkalec (18 February 2002), lot 279; Superior Stamp & Coin (NYINC, 3 December 1999), lot 1734.