|Lot 246. Tacitus. A.D. 275-276. Æ antoninianus (23 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h). Lugdunum, A.D. 276. IMP CL TACITVS AVG, radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Tacitus right / SPES PVBLICA, Spes advancing left, holding flower and raising hem of skirt. RIC 61; BN 1449-53; Lyon 64. Reddish-brown patina with some silvering. Nearly extremely fine. |
From the Maple Leaf Collection. Ex NFA VI (27 February 1979), 892.
Estimate: US$ 100