An exceptional tetrassarion of Cornelia Supera from Aegeae
Lot 468
CILICIA. Aegeae. Cornelia Supera, Augusta, 253. Tetrassarion (?) (Bronze, 24 mm, 11.82 g, 1 h), CY 299 = 253. ΓΑΙ ΚΟΡΝΗ ϹΟΥΠЄΡΑ ϹЄΒ Diademed and draped bust of Cornelia Supera set on crescent to right. Rev. ΑΙΓЄΑΙωΝ ΝЄωΚ ΝΑΥΑΡ / ΘЧϹ Eagle standing facing, head to left and wings spread, within distyle temple with doomed roof; below, small goat reclining left, head turned to right. Haymann 234.3 = RPC IX 1465.4 (this coin). SNG Levante 1792 (same dies). SNG Paris -. Very rare. An exceptional example of this difficult issue, with a sharp and clear portrait and undoubtedly among the finest known. Minor areas of weakness on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.


From the collection of Dr. P. Vogl, ex Aufhäuser 4, 7 October 1987, 436 (with original ticket).
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500 CHF
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400 CHF
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900 CHF
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