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    Apostolo Zeno Collection (1668-1750) Fine Style 'Star' Augustus Gold Aureus

    Augustus (27 BC-AD 14). AV aureus (19.5mm, 6.92 gm, 6h). NGC (photo-certificate) AU ★ 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style. Spanish Mint (Colonia Patricia?), ca. 19-18 BC. CAESAR-AVGVSTVS, bare head of Augustus right / SIGNIS | RECEPTIS, Mars, helmeted and cloaked, standing left, head right, aquila in right hand, standard in left over shoulder. Cohen 258. Bahrfeldt 145. BMC p. 57, note *. RIC I 80a. CBN 1095. Biaggi 140 (this coin). Calicó 268. Very rare. Well-centered and solidly struck from dies of fine style on a lovely cabinet toned flan.

    Ex Biaggi Collection (Numismatic Ars Classica, Auction 72, 16 May 2013), lot 566 (realized approximately $140,698); Apostolo Zeno Collection (AD 1668-1750) (Dorotheum, 13-15 June 1955), lot 66.

    This coin has been issued a photo-certificate by NGC. It may be sent in for encapsulation after the auction at the request of the buyer, free of charge. E-mail SamS@HA.com if you would like to utilize this option.




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    August, 2018
    17th Friday
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