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E-auction 342-256678 - CRISPINA Sesterce

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Estimate : 200 €
Price : 95 €
Maximum bid : 100 €
End of the sale : 04 November 2019 14:26:00
bidders : 7 bidders
Type : Sesterce
Date: 180-182
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : copper
Diameter : 32,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 31,59 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Très beau droit présentant un buste remarquable de Crispine ! Revers à l’usure plus importante. Patine marron
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : CRISPINA - AVGVSTA.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Crispine à droite avec un petit chignon ramené derrière la tête vue de trois quarts en arrière (L).
Obverse translation : “Crispina Augusta”, (Crispine augusta).


Reverse legend : DIANA LV-CIFERA/ S|C.
Reverse description : Diane debout à droite, tenant une torche allumée des deux mains.
Reverse translation : “Diana Lucifera”, (Diane qui apporte la lumière).


Poids très lourd ! Ce type est rare, ce n’est que la seconde fois que nous le présentons à la vente !.

Historical background


(183) Bruttia Crispina

Augusta (177-182)

Crispina married Commodus in 177. After plotting against the life of her husband in 181 or 182, she was exiled to Capri before being executed in 183.

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