Description The Early Roman Empire
Estimate: CHF 8'500.00
Aureus (Gold, 7.11 g 11), 199. IMP. CAES. M. AVR. ANTONINVS AVG. Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla to right. Rev. IVVENTA IMPERII Prince, in military dress standing left, holding Victory on globe and reversed spear; at his feet to left, mourning captive seated left. Biaggi 1177. BMC – (but see p. 173, note to 115, this coin cited). C. –. Calicó 2684. Hill 397. RIC 20 Au (this coin). Extremely rare. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Ex Münzen und Medaillen XVII, 2 December 1957, 519, and from the collections of Sir H. Montagu, Rollin & Feuardent, 20 April 1896, 506 and Vicomte G. de Ponton d’Amécourt, Rollin & Feuardent, 25 April 1887, 411.