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    Sallust Contorniate with Sol Invictus

    Contorniates. AD mid-4th-early 5th centuries. In the name of Sallust. AE (36mm, 17.87 gm, 1h). NGC Choice Fine 4/5 - 3/5, graffito. Ca. late AD 4th century. SALVSTI-VS AV(C)TOR, draped bust of Sallust right; radiate sun engraved in right field / Sol Invictus in facing spread quadriga, right hand raised, globe in left, trampling a crocodile. Alföldi, Kontorniat, 107.

    From the Morris Collection. Ex Mabbott II (October 1969), lot 4927; Basle III Sale (1935).


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