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Franke & Nollé Plate Coin

Sale: Triton X, Lot: 733. Estimate $1500. 
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007. 
Sold For $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Gallienus. AD 253-268. Æ Medallion (39mm, 28.51 g, 6h). Homonoia with Ephesus. Pergamum mint. Sex. Claudius Silianus, strategus. AVT K P LIKI • • GALLIHNOC, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / PERGAMHNWN • EFECIWN, OMO/NOI/A in central field, EPI CEX KL CE/ILIANOV in two lines in exergue, Asclepius standing facing, holding in right hand a serpent-entwined staff set on ground, touching with left hand statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing; • in field between. Franke & Nollé Type XVI, 1607 (VA/R37; this coin); SNG France 2300-1 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 518 var. (placement of rev. figures); SNG von Aulock 1425 (same dies). Good VF, black-green patina with dusty gray-green overtones, small pit at right edge on reverse.

Ex Waddell 1 (9 December 1982), lot 157.