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    Stellar Fine Style Trajan Sestertius

    Trajan (AD 98-117). AE sestertius (33mm, 24.96 gm, 5h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style, die shift. Rome, AD 103-111. IMP CAES NERVAE TRAIANO AVG GER DAC P M TR P COS V P P, laureate bust of Trajan right, seen from behind, drapery on left shoulder / S•P•Q•R OPTIMO PRINCIPI, Fortuna standing facing, head left, cornucopia cradled in left hand, right hand guiding rudder resting on prow; S-C across fields. RIC II 500. Perfectly centered and struck from magnificent fine style dies, on orichalcum flan with incredible red and green patina.

    From the Paramount Collection. Ex UBS Gold & Numismatics, Auction 55 (16 September 2002), lot 1922; Münzen & Medaillen AG, Auction 86 (3 June 1998), lot 159; Naville-Ars Classica, Auction 13 (1928), lot 1239

    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

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