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Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1574. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006. 
Sold For $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

POSTUMUS. Romano-Gallic Emperor, 260-269 AD. Æ Double Sestertius (29.49 g, 5h). Mint I (Trier), 4th emission, 262 AD. IMP C M CASS LAT POSTVMVS P F AVG, radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / P M TR P CO-S III P P, S C across field, Postumus, in military attire, standing left, holding globe in extended right hand, spear in left. RIC V 113; Mairat -; Bastien, Postume 124c (same obv. die); Banti 51 corr. (also cuirassed); Hunter -; Cohen 262. Good VF, brown surfaces. Well struck on a broad flan. ($300)

From the John F. Sullivan Collection. Ex Numismatic Review and Coin Galleries FPL vol. VII, no. 4 (August 1966), no. D274.