15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 9


2 x Roman Imperial, AE As comprising: Augustus (27 BC - AD 14) (27mm, 10.27g), M. Salvius Otho moneyer, Rome mint, 7 BC, obv. CAESAR AVGVST PONT MAX TRIBVNIC POT, bare head of Augustus left, rec. M SALVIVS OTHO III VIR A A A F F around large S C in centre, (BMCRE 233-4; RIC [2nd edition] 432; cf.Sear 1685), bold legends, AVF; and Germanicus (d.AD 19) AE As (28mm, 11.09g), struck posthumously under Caligula (AD 37-41), Rome mint AD 40-1, obv. GERMANICVS CAESARTI AVG F DIVI AVF N, bare head left, rev. C CAESAR DIVI AVG PRON AVG P M TR P IIII P P around large S C in centre, (Sear 1822; BMCRE 74), patches of corrosion, otherwise legends mostly strong and clear, dark green patina, AVF

Sold for £50
Estimated at £70 - £100


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 15th Feb, 2023

An interesting and eclectic mix of coins spanning over 1000 years of history will go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Coins & Banknotes Sale on 15th February. Amongst the nearly 600 lots are rare and fine examples such as a Gold Proof Set issued in 1937 to mark the Coronation of George VI, an AE Drachm produced in Alexandria mint in the reign of the Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC), a Portuguese Joao V (1720-56) 4 Escudos (Peca) minted in Lisbon in 1727 and two consecutively numbered Bank of England white five pounds.


Tuesday 14th February 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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