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Lot 4160

Commodus, AD 177-192. AE Sestertius (30.3g) minted at Rome, AD 188. M COMMODVS ANT P FELIX AVG BRIT. Laureate head of Commodus right. Reverse: FOR RED in exergue; P M TR P XIII IMP VIII COS V P P S C. Fortuna seated left; left hand holding cornucopiae; right hand holding a rudder set on globe. Sear 5746; RIC 513; BMC 618; Banti 73. Lovely uniform dark green patina with reddish-brown highlights. Well struck on a medallic flan. A fantastic example and the finest specimen we have seen. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $10,000 - 13,000.
The Hunter Collection; Ex Superior Stamp & Coin, NYINC Sale, December 8-9, 1995, lot 933; Tkalec 28 (Zurich), October 1994, lot 227.

Realized $35,650

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