High Grade Tribute Penny

Discussion in 'For Sale' started by John Anthony, Mar 27, 2020.

  1. John Anthony

    John Anthony Ultracrepidarian Supporter

    Hello friends, here is the famous Tribute Penny spoken of in the Gospels, where Jesus is shown a denarius and answers the Pharisees, "Render unto Caesar what is Caesar's, but render unto God what is God's."

    This is a very high grade example with an excellent strike, pristine surfaces and only a bit of circulation wear on the high points of the laurel wreath. Examples in similar grade sell for around $700 retail, see this page at vcoins. At CNG, coins in similar grades have sold between $700 and $800 before the buyers fees, see this page.

    I have this specimen for sale from a consignor for $600, which includes insured shipping within the US. Please PM me if interested. I offer a lifetime guarantee of authenticity.

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    Tiberius, AD 14-37
    AR denarius, 20mm, 3.8g, 6h; Lugdunum 36-37 AD
    Obv: TI CAESAR DIVI AVG F AVGVSTVS; Laureate head right.
    Rev: PONTIF MAXIM; Livia (as Pax) seated right, holding vertical scepter in right hand and olive branch in left, feet on footstool; ornate chair legs, double line below.
    Reference: RIC I 30.
    From the Sallent Collection
     
    Last edited: Mar 27, 2020
    tibor, Inspector43, Kentucky and 3 others like this.

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