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130, Lot: 278. Estimate $200.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SICILY, Uncertain mint. Augustus. 27 BC-14 AD. Æ 22mm (6.08 g). AVGVSTVS, bare head of Augustus right / SISENNA/PR COS, in two lines within laurel wreath; STATIVS FLACCVS P COTTA BA II VIR around. RPC I 668; CNS I 40 (Panormus); SNG ANS 611 (Panormus); SNG Morcom -. VF, grayish green patina, light roughness. Scarce.

From the Tony Hardy Collection.

This issue has been variously recorded as Panormus, Messana and Haluntium. There is no identifying ethnic and the consul Sisenna is otherwise unknown.