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Triton XXII, Lot: 1094. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 6.67 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 150-151. ANTONINVS PI VS P P TR P XIIII, laureate bust right, slight drapery / LAET I T IA, COS IIII in exergue, Ceres, draped, standing right, holding two grain ears in right hand; at her right side, Proserpina, draped, standing left, holding pomegranate in left hand. RIC III 199 var. (bust type); Strack 224; Calicó 1559a (same obv. die as illustration); BMCRE 724, note; cf. Biaggi 733. Near EF, underlying luster, traces of deposits on obverse.

From the Fendi Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 100 (7 October 2015), lot 1878.