Author Topic: The most expensive Roman gold coin ever sold at a public auction  (Read 2007 times)

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http://www.coinweek.com/news/auctions-and-shows/the-most-expensive-roman-gold-coin-ever-sold-at-a-public-auction/

"According to the auction firm Numismatica Ars Classica and as reported by CoinWorld’s Jeff Starck, ” A rare gold aurei medallion of ancient Rome established what auction officials claim is a new world record price in an April 5 auction.”

The Gold Medalion  which depicts Roman emperor Maxentius sold for$1,407,550 U.S. (1.3 million Swiss francs).

Of the highest rarity, by far the finest of only two specimens known. One of the largest gold medallions to have survived, bearing a magnificent portrait and a finely detailed reverse composition. Good extremely fine"

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