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A New Denomination Recorded for Plautilla

Triton XXII, Lot: 1129. Estimate $500.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Plautilla. Augusta, AD 202-205. Æ Dupondius or As (26.5mm, 13.36 g, 12h). Rome mint. Struck AD 202. PLAVTILLAE AVGVSTAE, PROPAGO IMPERI, S C in exergue, Plautilla, standing right, and Caracalla, standing left, clasping right hands. Cf. RIC IV 578A = cf. BMCRE, p. 322, † = cf. Bachofen von Echt 1750 (sestertius); otherwise unpublished . VF, dark green patina with thick orangish earthen deposits, a few cleaning marks. This reverse for Plautilla is known in bronze only on a sestertius in the Bachofen von Echt collection. None in CoinArchives.