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Lot 4162

Pescennius Niger, AD 193-194. Silver Denarius (3.3g) minted at Antioch. Laureate head of Niger right with neatly cropped beard. Reverse: Apollo standing left, legs crossed, one hand on hip the other resting on a column and holding a laurel branch. RIC 3c var. Unusually fine medal with a bold, pleasing portrait. Very rare this choice. Some earthen deposits on lower obverse edge. Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $5,000 - 6,000.
Ex Wolfen Family Foundation, purchased from Numismatic Fine Arts early 1970s.

Realized $10,063

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