nomos 14
17 May 2017
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Welcome to Nomos 14, our largest sale yet, and a sale, which is filled with interesting coins, modestly estimated, that are ideal for the serious collector.
Anonymous, c. 276-265 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 20 mm, 6.90 g, 7 h), Neapolis. Head of Hercules to right, wearing taenia, and with lion’s skin and club over his shoulder. Rev. ROMANO Wolf suckling twins to right. Crawford 20/1. Sydenham 6. Nicely toned, of lovely style, and struck on a broad flan. Minor flan crack, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 2500 CHF
Anonymous, c. 250-240 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 6.52 g, 7 h), Rome. Head of Roma or Diana to right, wearing Phrygian helmet; behind head, tripod. Rev. ROMANO Victory standing right, attaching wreath to the top of a palm branch; to right, HH. Crawford 22/1. HN III, 295. Sydenham 21a. Toned and clear. Some scratches and marks, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Anonymous, c. 234-231 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 19mm, 6.66 g 6), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. ROMA Horse prancing to left.. Crawford 26/1. Haeberlin 39 (this coin). HN III 306. Sydenham 27. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 23 mm, 6.73 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate janiform head with, on the top of the head, two annulet-like curls. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter in his left hand and preparing to hurl his thunderbolt from his right, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to the right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 28/3. Haeberlin 49 (this coin). Sydenham 64. A lovely toned example, struck on a full, broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3600 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 19mm, 6.80 g 2), Rome. Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter and thunderbolt, standing right in a quadriga, driven to right by Victory who stands beside him; below, rectangular frame bearing ROMA in relief letters. Crawford 29/3. Sydenham 64. Attractively toned and well struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 640 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Anonymous, c. 225-214/212 BC. Quadrigatus (Silver, 20mm, 6.66 g 7), Rome. Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter and thunderbolt, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to right by Victory who stands beside him; below, raised tablet with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 31/1. Sydenham 64b. Beautifully toned and attractive. Minor die break on the obverse; some light cleaning scratches under the toning, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Anonymous, 215-212 BC. As (Bronze, 39mm, 72 g 12), Rome. Laureate head of bearded Janus. Rev. Prow to left, above mark of value I. Crawford 41/5a. Haeberlin pl. 49, 2. RBW 114. Sydenham 101. Thurlow-Vecchi 70 (= Vecchi 105). Bold, attractive and with a fine, dark green patina. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 800 CHF
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. 60 Asses (Gold, 13 mm, 3.16 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Mars to right; below left, value. Rev. ROMA Eagle, with spread wings, standing right on thunderbolt. Bahrfeldt 4. BMCRR 185. Crawford 44/2. Sydenham 226. Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 16mm, 2.17 g 3), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, V. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping to right; below, in linear frame, ROMA in relief. Crawford 44/6. Sydenham 169. Attractively toned. Flan crack, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Sestertius (Silver, 13mm, 1.14 g 9), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, IIS. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping to right; below, in linear frame, ROMA in relief. Crawford 44/7. Sydenham 142. Attractively toned. Some minor old scratches, and slightly off centered, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
Anonymous, after 211 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 4.60 g 8), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping to right; below, in linear frame, ROMA in relief. Crawford 53/2. Sydenham 311. Attractively toned. Minor scratch on the obverse and minor traces of die rust on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Cn. Baebius Tamphilus, 194-190 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.02 g 10), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping to right; below, in linear frame, ROMA in relief; above, TAMP in ligature. Babelon (Baebia) 1. Crawford 133/2b. Sydenham 334. Very attractively toned. Rare. Slight striking flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
L. Saufeius, 152 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.96 g 3), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Victory driving biga to right; below, L.SAVF (last two letters in ligature). Babelon (Saufeia) 1. Crawford 204/1. Sydenham 384. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Safra, 150 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.66 g 11), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Victory driving biga to right; below, SAFRA. Babelon (Afrania) 1. Crawford 206/1. Sydenham 388. Sharp and bright. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Q. Marcius Libo, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.69 g 7), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, LIBO; before, X. Rev. ROMA The Dioscuri galloping right; below horses, Q MARC . Babelon (Marcia) 1. Crawford 215/1. Sydenham 395. A very attractive example, beautifully centered on a large flan. Some minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
C. Aburius Geminus, 134 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.81 g 6), Rome. GEM Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, monogram of XVI. Rev. C ABVRI / ROMA Mars driving galloping quadriga to right, holding trophy with his right hand and his shield, reins, and a spear in his left. Babelon (Aburia) 1. Crawford 244/1. Sydenham 490. Nicely toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
M. Tullius, 119 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 4.01 g 12), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. M.TVLLI Victory driving quadriga galloping to right and holding long palm branch; above, wreath; below, X. Babelon (Tullia) 1. Crawford 280/1. Sydenham 531. Attractively toned and struck on a broad flan. Minor scratch on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
M. Furius L.f. Philus, 120 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.95 g, 3 h), Rome. [M.]FOVRI.L.F. Laureate and bearded head of Janus. Rev. ROMA / PHILI Roma standing left, holding scepter in her left hand and wreath in her right; to left, trophy of Gallic arms flanked by a carnyx and shield on each side; above, star. Babelon (Furia) 18. Crawford 281/1. Sydenham 529. Toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
lL. Cornelius Scipio Asiaticus, 106 BC. Denarius serratus (Silver, 18mm, 4.02 g 1), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to left. Rev. L SCIP.ASIAG Jupiter driving quadriga to right, holding scepter and reins in his left hand and hurling thunderbolt from his right; above, T and pellet. Babelon (Cornelia) 24. Crawford 311/1d. Sydenham 576b. Very attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 325 CHF
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.96 g, 5 h), Rome. I.S.M.R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat-skin headdress. Rev. L.THORIVS / BALBVS Bull charging right; above, H. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Lightly toned and struck on a broad flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
L. Appuleius Saturninus, 104 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.88 g 7), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to left. Rev. Saturn in quadriga to right, holding the reins in his left hand and a harpa in his right; above, pellet and E (sideways); in exergue, L SATVRN. Babelon (Appuleia) 1. Crawford 317/3a. Sydenham 578. Beautifully toned and sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Estimate: 200 CHF
P. Servilius M.f. Rullus, 100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.94 g 4), Rome. RVLLI Helmeted bust of Minerva to left, wearing aegis. Rev. P SERVIL IMP Victory driving galloping biga right, holding palm frond in her left hand and reins in her right; below to right, P. Babelon (Servilia) 14. Crawford 328/1. Sydenham 601. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
The Social War: coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.95 g 9), Corfinium, c. 90. Laureate head of Italia to left, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. At the center, youth kneeling by a standard, holding pig, at which two groups of four soldiers point their swords; in exergue, II. Campana 8. HN III 415b. Sydenham 629. Nicely toned and rare. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 1750 CHF
The Social War: coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.95 g 7), Corfinium, c. 90. ITALIA Laureate head of Italia to left, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. At the center, youth kneeling by a standard, holding pig, at which two groups of four soldiers point their swords; in exergue, Q . Haeberlin 1469 (this coin). HN III 408. Sydenham 621. Very attractively toned. Minor metal fault, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 2500 CHF
The Social War: coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.51 g 6), Mint moving with C. Paapius, possibly in Campania, 90. mútil – embratur (in Oscan) Head of Bacchus to right, wearing wreath of ivy. Rev. c.paapi (in Oscan) Bull moving right, trampling on she-wolf. Campana 98. Haeberlin 1447 (this coin). HN III 427. Sydenham 641. Extremely rare. Very attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 36000 CHF
Estimate: 12500 CHF
The Social War: coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.78 g 2), Bovianum, 89. Viteliu (in Oscan) Laureate head of Italia to left, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Soldier, wearing helmet and robes, standing facing, his head to right, holding a reversed spear in his right hand and with his left foot on a Roman standard; to right, recumbent bull facing, head turned to left; in exergue, retrograde N. HN III 407. Sydenham 627. Rare. Very attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
The Social War. Coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), mint moving in Campania, 88. Helmeted and draped bust of Minerva to right, wearing aegis; to left, Victory standing right, crowning Minerva. Rev. Λ Two warriors walking toward each other and clasping their right hands; the one on the left carries a long standard and the one on the right is disembarking from a galley, the forepart of which is on the right. HN III 416. RBW 1221. Sydenham 632a. Very rare. Toned. Lightly struck and with some deposits, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 3500 CHF
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.01 g 3), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, VII. Rev. L PISO FRVG / [ROMA] (monogram) Horseman galloping right, holding palm-branch and reins; above, VII. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1.Haebelin 1184 (this coin). Sydenham 661. An attractive, toned coin struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 15 mm, 3.76 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, value mark; below chin, L. Rev. L PISO FRVGI Jockey riding galloping horse to right, holding palm branch; above, D. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 671. Toned and with an obverse in high relief. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 200 CHF
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.21 g 3), Rome. ROMA / M.CATO Diademed and draped female bust to right. Rev. VICTRIX Victory seated right on chair, holding palm branch in her right hand and patera in her left; below chair seat, ST. Babelon (Porcia) 6. Crawford 343/1c. Sydenham 596a . Very attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus, 89 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.04 g 7), Rome. SABIN A.PV Bare-headed and bearded head of King Titus Tatius to right; below, palm branch. Rev. L.TITVRI To left and right, two soldiers hurling shields onto Tarpeia; above, star in crescent. Babelon (Tituria) 5. Crawford 344/2c. Sydenham 699a. Attractively toned.. Some very minor scratches, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
L. Cornelius Sulla Felix, 84-83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.82 g 1), mint moving with Sulla in Asia or Greece. L SVLLA Diademed head of Venus to right; in field to right, Cupid holding palm branch in his right hand. Rev. IMPER ITERVM Two trophies, with jug and lituus between them. Babelon (Cornelia) 29. Crawford 359/2. Sydenham 761. Nicely toned. Lightly struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.00 g 12), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on far shoulder; below chin, lizard; behind, D. Rev. CCXXXIII / P.CREPVSI Horseman galloping to right, raising spear in his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lustrous and attractive, but with some minor die faults in the reverse fields. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82 . Denarius Serratus (Silver, 21 mm, 3.81 g, 9 h), Rome. Draped bust of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos and with caduceus over his left shoulder; behind head, N. Rev. C MAMIL LIMETAN Ulysses standing right, holding staff in his left hand and extending his right toward his dog Argus who is barking in greeting on the right. Babelon (Mamilia) 6. Crawford 362/1. Sydenham 741. Attractively toned and struck on an oval flan. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 4.37 g 10), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. L CENSOR Marsyas, bald-headed, walking left, with his right arm raised and with a wine-skin held over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of Victory. Babelon (Marcia) 24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. A lovely piece, well centered, sharply struck and attractively toned. Good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 500 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.02 g 7), Mint moving with Sulla. L.MANLI -PRO.Q Helmeted head of Roma ro right. Rev. L.SVLLA IM Sulla, as Triumphator crowned by Victory flying to left, driving quadriga to right, holding reins in his left hand and caduceus in his right. Babelon (Manlia) 7. Crawford 367/3. Sydenham 759. A very well centered example, struck on a full flan and very nicely toned. Some very minor flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.13 g 2), Rome. S.C Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. L.PROCILI F Juno Sospita wallking right, wearing goat skin headdress, cloak and robes, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield adorned with thunderbolt in her left; to right, serpent coiled to right. Babelon (Procilia) 1. BMCRR 3147. Crawford 379/1. Sydenham 771. Attractively toned and well-centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
L. Papius, 79 BC. Denarius serratus (Silver, 19mm, 3.83 g 9), Rome. Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat skin headdress; behind, cooking pot. Rev. L. PAPI Griffin leaping to right; below, large joint of meat. Babelon (Papia) 1. Crawford 384/1 (symbol pair 12). Sydenham 773. A clear, toned example with an interesting symbol. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
L. Rustius, 74 BC. denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.87 g 7), Rome. S.C Helmeted head of Minerva to right; below chin, value mark. Rev. L.RVSTI Ram standing right. Babelon (Rustia) 1. Crawford 389/1. Sydenham 782. Toned and attractive. Minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
L. Farsuleius Mensor, 76 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.86 g 6), Rome. S.C - MENSOR / XXXI Diademed and draped bust of Libertas to right, wearing pearl necklace and triple-pendant earring; behind head, pileus. Rev. L.FARSVLEI Warrior standing facing in biga with rearing horses to right, assisting togate figure to step into the biga; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Farsuleia) 1. Crawford 392/1a. Sydenham 789a. Toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 240 CHF
P. Galba, 69 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.43 g 6), Rome. S.C Veiled and draped bust of Vesta to right. Rev. AE - CVR / P.GALB Knife, culullus and axe. Babelon (Sulpicia) 7. Crawford 406/1. Sydenham 839. Nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.57 g 6), Rome. GETA - III VIR Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. C HOSIDI C F Boar advancing to right, wounded by spear and attacked by a hound to right. Babelon (Hosidia) 1. Crawford 407/2. Sydenham 903. Bright, attractive and very sharply struck. Some minor deposits, otherwise, virtually as struck.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.97 g 6), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON Puteal Scribonianum, decorated with garland and two lyres; at base, hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. Nicely toned and very well struck and centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 61 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.78 g 7), Rome. Head of Apollo to right, his hair bound with a taenia; behind, pellet-topped pyramid. Rev. C PISO L F FRVG Horseman galloping right, holding reins and palm frond tied with fillet; below legend, S. Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1b. Sydenham 860da. Attractive and toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
L. Cassius Longinus, 60 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.86 g 6), Rome. Veiled and diademed head of Vesta to left; to right, two-handled cup; to left, I. Rev. LONGIN.III.V Voter standing left, dropping tablet marked V into a cista. Babelon (Cassia) 10. Crawford 413/1. Sydenham 935. Sharp and of very good style. Reverse slightly flat struck, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.00 g 6), Rome. M.SCAVR / AED.CVR // EX-SC / REX ARETAS Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him. Rev. P HYPSAE / AED CVR // C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Well struck and nicely toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.07 g 4), Rome. CESTIANVS S.C Bust of female deity to right, draped and wearing the helmet of Minerva, the laurel wreath of Apollo, the crown of Isis, the wings of Victory and with the bow and quiver of Diana on her back; before, cornucopiae. Rev. M.PLAETORIVS.M.F.AED.CVR. Eagle, with spread wings and head to right, standing partially turned to right on a thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. Bright and lustrous. Some minor marks, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.88 g 5), Rome. CESTIANVS Head of Cybele to right; behind, forepart of lion; before, globe. Rev. M PLAETORIVS AED CVR EX S C Curule chair; to left, rudder . Babelon (Plaetoria) 3. Crawford 409/2. Sydenham 808. Nicely toned. Minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.04 g 4), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind, lituus. Rev. PHILIPPVS Aqueduct, on which is a statue of Q. Marcius Rex on a horse rearing to right with a plant below; in the five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR. Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. An attractive example. Slightly rough surfaces with some minor deposits, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Estimate: 250 CHF
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.11 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, scepter. Rev. Q.POMPONI MVSA Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy, standing facing, head right, wearing sword at her waist, holding a club in her left hand and tragic mask in her right. Babelon (Pomponia) 14. Crawford 410/4. Sydenham 816. Lightly toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 500 CHF
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 5 h), Rome. Diademed, laureate and draped bust of Venus to right. Rev. Three military trophies; to left, jug; to right, lituus; in exergue, monogram of FAVSTVS. Babelon (Cornelia) 63. Crawford 426/3. Sydenham 884. Lightly toned and with an attractive large bust of Venus. Struck on a heavy flan adjusted by clipping; and with some striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 275 CHF
C. Memmius C.f, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.93 g 10), Rome. C.MEMMI C.F. - QVIRINVS Laureate and bearded head of Quirinus to right. Rev. MEMMIVS AED CERIALIA PREIMVS FECIT Ceres seated right, holding a torch in her left hand and corn-ears in her right; before, snake. Babelon (Memmia) 9. Crawford 427/2. Sydenham 921. Nicely struck on a broad flan. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 375 CHF
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.09 g, 11 h), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head (the personification of Macedonia) to right, wearing causia, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Toned. Some minor die rust and marks, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 350 CHF
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (M. Junius Brutus), 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.04 g, 7 h), Rome. LIBERTAS Bare head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pendant necklace. Rev. BRVTVS The consul L. Junius Brutus, preceded by an accensus, walking left between two lictors, each carrying an ax over his left shoulder. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/1. Sydenham 906a. Toned. Reverse very slightly off-center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.61 g 3), Rome. BRVTVS Bearded head of L. Junius Brutus (Cos 509) to right. Rev. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala to right. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. An elegant, toned example of fine style. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Q. Pompeius Rufus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.97 g 9), Rome. Q.POMPEI.Q.F / RVFVS Curule chair flanked by an arrow, on the left, and a laurel branch; below, raised tablet bearing COS. Rev. SVLLA.COS Curule chair flanked by a lituus, on the left, and a wreath; below, raised tablet bearing Q.POMPEI.RVF. Babelon (Cornelia) 49, (Pompeia) 5. Crawford 434/2. Sydenham 909. Attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 300 CHF
C. Coelius Caldus, 53 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.99 g 12), Rome. C.COEL.CALDVS / COS Bare head of Coelius Caldus to right; behind, standard inscribed HIS; before, standard topped by a boar. Rev. Veiled figure seated left atop a lectisternium inscribed L.CALDVS / VII [VIR].EP; to left, trophy with Gallic arms and I/M/P/./A/./X/.; to right, trophy with Macedonian arms and C/./C/A/L/D/V/S. Babelon (Coelia) 7. Crawford 437/2b. Haeberlin 2427 (this coin?). Sydenham 894. Attractively toned and well struck. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
P. Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus, 50 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.84 g 5), Rome. MARCELLINVS Bare head to right of M. Claudius Marcellus (consul in 222 BC); behind, triskeles. Rev. MARCELLVS COS.QVINQ M. Claudius Marcelllus, togate and wearing wreath, walking right, carrying Gallic trophy into the tetrastyle temple of Jupiter Feretrius. Babelon (Cornelia) 69. Bauten 96. Crawford 439/1. Hill 34. Sydenham 1147. A very attractive, beautifully toned coin struck in high relief. Some minor flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
Julius Caesar, 49-48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.58 g 11), mint moving with Caesar. CAESAR Elephant trampling serpent to right. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax, with wolf’s head at the top, and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. CRI 9. Sydenham 1006. Beautifully centered and very attractively toned. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 1000 CHF
Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great), 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.89 g 6), uncertain Greek mint. CN PISO PRO Q Head of Numa Pompilius to right, wearing diadem inscribed NVMA. Rev. MAGN / PRO.COS Galley prow to right. Babelon (Calpurnia) 30, (Pompeia) 8. Crawford 446/1. CRI 7. Sydenham 1032. Nicely toned. Obverse struck from a worn die, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.78 g 5), Rome. Female head to right, wearing oak wreath, diadem, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. L.HOSTILIVS - [SASERNA] Victory moving right, holding trophy and caduceus. Babelon (Hostilia) 2. Crawford 448/1. CRI 17. Sydenham 951. Bold and attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 275 CHF
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.16 g 11), Rome. Bearded male head to right, his hair straggling out behind him; cloak around neck and Gallic shield behind. Rev. L.HOSTILIVS / SASER[.. Nude Gallic warrior, holding shield with his left hand and hurling spear with his right, standing left in a galloping biga being driven to right by a seated charioteer holding a whip. Babelon (Hostilia) 2. Crawford 448/2. CRI 18. Sydenham 952. An interesting and historical coin, toned and with a spectacular obverse portrait. Reverse partially struck flat, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5200 CHF
Estimate: 1800 CHF
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.93 g 8), Rome. Bare head of a Gallic woman to right, with long dissheveled hair; behind, carnyx. Rev. L.HOSTILIVS / [SASERNA] Artemis (Diana) standing facing, holding stag with her right hand and spear with her left. Babelon (Hostilia) 4. Crawford 448/3. CRI 19. Sydenham 953 . Attractive and toned. Graffito on the obverse, and reverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Albinus Bruti f., 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.74 g 4), Rome. Helmeted head of youthful Mars to right, with slight beard. Rev. ALBINVS - BRVTI.F Two carnyces in saltire, with an oval shield above and a round shield below. Babelon (Postumia) 11. Crawford 450/1a. CRI 25. Sydenham 941. A lovely, toned example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Albinus Bruti f., 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.95 g 9), Rome. A POSTVMIVS COS Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus to right. Rev. ALBINVS / BRVTI F in two lines within a wreath of grain ears. Babelon (Postumia) 14. Crawford 450/3a. CRI 25. Sydenham 943a. A finely toned example with a splendid portrait. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Julius Caesar, late spring-early summer 48. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.47 g 6), mint moving with Caesar. Female head to right (Clementia?), wearing an oak wreath, pendant ear-ring and pearl necklace; her hair bound into a jeweled bun at the back; behind, LII (= 52 = Caesar’s age). Rev. CAE - SAR Trophy of Gallic arms; on right, axe surmounted by a wolf’s head. Babelon (Julia) 26. BMCRR 3955. Crawford 452/2. CRI 11. Sydenham 1009. A lovely, lightly toned and boldly struck example. Both sides struck slightly off center; tiny test cut on the reverse edge at 5:30 and with some earthen encrustations as found, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Estimate: 700 CHF
Julius Caesar, late 48-47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.87 g 6), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing necklace of pearls. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. A splendid, beautifully toned, struck and centered example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
L. Plautius Plancus, 47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.89 g 11), Rome. L PLAVTIVS Head of Medusa, facing, with coiled snake to either side. Rev. PLANCVS Victory (or winged Aurora) flying right, head turned slightly to the left, holding reins and conducting the four rearing horses of the Sun. Babelon (Plautia) 15. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. Beautifully toned and nicely centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Estimate: 600 CHF
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio, 47-46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.79 g 12), military mint in Africa. Q.METEL / PIVS Laureate head of Jupiter to right, of archaic style. Rev. SCIPIO / IMP Elephant walking to right. Babelon (Caecilia) 47. Crawford 459/1. CRI 45. RBW 1601. Sydenham 1050. Nicely toned. Struck from a slightly rusty die, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Aureus (Gold, 20 mm, 7.94 g, 8 h), with Aulus Hirtius, as praefectus urbi, Rome. C.CAESAR COS TER Veiled female head to right (Pietas?). Rev. A.HIRTIVS.PR Lituus, jug and axe. Babelon (Hirtia) 1, (Julia) 22. BMCRR 4050. Calicó 37a. Crawford 466/1. CRI 56. RBW 1636. Sydenham 1018. An attractive, clear example struck on a broad flan. A few very minor marks, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7000 CHF
Estimate: 4250 CHF
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.93 g 9), Rome or an African mint (Utica?). COS TERT DICT ITER Head of Ceres to right, wearing wreath of barley. Rev. AVGVR / PONT MAX Culullus, aspergillum, jug and lituus; to right, D. Babelon (Julia) 16. CRI 57. Crawford 467/1a. Sydenham 1023. Nicely toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 450 CHF
Julius Caesar, 46-45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.91 g 5), military mint traveling with Caesar in Spain. Diademed and draped bust of Venus to left, with Cupid on her left shoulder; to left, lituus; to right, scepter. Rev. CAESAR Trophy of Gallic arms; at base to left, bearded Gaulish captive kneeling left, his head turned back to left; at base to right, draped female captive seated to right, her head in her hand. Babelon (Julia) 12. Crawford 468/2. CRI 59. Sydenham 1015. Nicely toned. Obverse partially flat struck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Cnaeus Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great), summer 46 - spring 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.06 g 6), M. Poblicius, legatus pro praetore, Corduba. M.POBLICI.LEG.PRO. - PR Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. CN.MAGNVS IMP Hispania standing right, with shield on her back, holding two spears in her left hand and presenting short palm frond to Pompeian soldier standing left on prow. Babelon (Poblicia) 10, (Pompeia) 9. Crawford 469/1a. CRI 48. Sydenham 1035. An attractive, toned example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
Julius Caesar, second half of February, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.48 g 10), with P. Sepullius Macer, Rome. CAESAR IMP Laureate head of Caesar to right; behind head, eight-pointed star. Rev. P SEPVLLIVS MACER Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and long staff resting on star in her left. Alföldi V, 26 (this coin). Babelon (Julia) 46, (Sepullia) 1. Crawford 480/5b. CRI 106a. Sydenham 1071. An attractive, toned example with an elegant portrait. Some minor metal faults, striking flatness and a minor scratch, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 6500 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Julius Caesar, first half of March, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.80 g 5), with L. Aemilius Buca, Rome. CAESAR.DICT -PERPETVO Head of Caesar wearing wreath to right. Rev. L.BVCA Fasces and winged caduceus in saltire; above, globe;; below, axe; to left, two clasped hands. Alföldi XIII, 78 (this coin). Babelon (Aemilia) 17, (Julia) 37. Crawford 480/6. CRI 103. Sydenham 1063. Attractively toned and with a fine portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3400 CHF
Estimate: 3250 CHF
Julius Caesar, first half of March, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.28 g 5), with P. Sepullius Macer, Rome. CAESAR - DICT PERPETVO Head of Caesar wearing wreath to right. Rev. P.SEPVLLIVS - MACER Venus standing left, holding Victory in her outstretched right hand and long sceptre resting on a star. Alföldi VI, 71 (this coin). Babelon (Julia) 49, (Sepullia) 4. Crawford 480/11. CRI 107b. Sydenham 1072. Toned and attractive. Two small bankers’ marks on the obverse and some minor die rust, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Julius Caesar, first half of March, 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.14 g 1), with P. Sepullius Macer, Rome. CAESAR DICT PERPETVO Wreathed and veiled head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. P SEPVLLIVS MACER Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and long scepter in her left; at bottom of scepter, shield. Alföldi IX, 120 (this coin). Babelon (Julia) 50, (Sepullia) 5. Crawford 480/13. CRI 107d. Sydenham 1074. Nicely toned and attractive. Two very old scratches on the obverse and traces of an obverse brockage on the reverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Julius Caesar, late March 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.51 g 3), with M. Mettius, Rome. CAESAR IMPER Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. M METTIVS Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter in her left, leaning her left elbow on a shield resting on globe; before, A. Alföldi XVI, 30 (this coin). Babelon (Julia) 33, (Mettia) 5. Crawford 480/17. CRI 101. RBW 1686. Sydenham 1055. Rare, and nicely toned. Some pitting under the toning, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2400 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Julius Caesar, late March 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.90 g 12), with M. Mettius, Rome. CAESAR IMP Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right; to left, lituus and culullus. Rev. M METTIVS Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter in her left, and leaning her left elbow on a shield resting on a globe; in field to left, K. Alföldi III, 87. Babelon (Julia) 32, (Mettia) 4. Cohen 34. Crawford 480/3. CRI 100. Sydenham 1056. Lightly toned and with a fine portrait. Some bankers’ marks on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 3200 CHF
Estimate: 4000 CHF
Mark Antony, April-May 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.92 g), with P. Sepullius Macer, Rome. CLEMENTIAE CAESARIS Tetrastyle temple with closed doors and a globe in the pediment. Rev. P.SEPVLLIVS / MACER Desultor, wearing a conical cap and holding whip, riding a horse galloping to right with another beside him; to left, wreath and palm branch. Alföldi XXII, 86. Babelon (Julia) 52, (Sepullia) 7. Crawford 480/21. CRI 110. Sydenham 1076. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1700 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Sextus Pompey, 44-43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.85 g 11), mint moving with Sextus Pompey, probably at Massalia, under the fleet commander Q. Nasidius. NEPTVNI Bare head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus to right; below, dolphin swimming downwards; before, trident upwards. Rev. Q.NASIDIVS Galley sailing right; in the prow to right, commander standing right with his right hand raised in salute; in the stern, helmsman holding rudder; above left, star. Babelon (Nasidia) 1, (Pompeia (28). Crawford 483/2. CRI 235. Sydenham 1350. Rare. Beautifully toned and very sharply struck. Areas of flatness on both sides, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 5000 CHF
Estimate: 2750 CHF
L. Flaminius Chilo and Julius Caesar, 43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.60 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L.FLAMINIVS IIII.VIR Goddess, Venus or Pax, standing to left, holding caduceus in her right hand and long scepter in her left. Babelon (Flaminia) 2, (Julia) 44. Crawford 485/1. CRI 113. Sydenham 1089. Toned, and with a noble portrait of Caesar. Striking flatness on both sides, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 7500 CHF
Estimate: 3000 CHF
Mark Antony and Julius Caesar, 43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.08 g, 10 h), mint traveling with Antony in Gallia Transalpina and Cisalpina. M.ANTON.IMP Bare head of Marc Antony to right, with slight beard; behind, lituus to left. Rev. CAESAR DIC Laureate head of Caesar to right; behind, jug. Babelon (Antonia) 4. Crawford 488/1. CRI 118. Sydenham 1165. Toned. Well struck and well-centered for this usually crude issue. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Estimate: 2250 CHF
Lepidus and Octavian, November-December 43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.86 g), military mint traveling with Lepidus in Italy. LEPIDVS.PONT.MAX III.V.R.P.C. Bare head of Lepidus to right. Rev. CAESAR.IMP.III.VIR.R.P.C. Bare head of Octavian to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 35, (Julia) 71. Cohen 2. Crawford 495/2a. CRI 140. Sydenham 1323a. Clear, well centered and struck on a broad flan . Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Estimate: 450 CHF
C. Cassius Longinus and L. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.85 g 6), mint moving with the army of Brutus and Cassius. C.CASSI.IMP - LEIBERTAS Diademed and veiled head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 18, (Cornelia) 73. Crawford 500/5. CRI 223. Sydenham 1305. Attractively toned. Partially flat struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 750 CHF
Brutus and Casca Langus, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.92 g 12), mint moving with Brutus. CASCA LONGVS Wreathed head of Neptune to right; behind, trident. Rev. BRVTVS IMP Victory walking right on broken scepter, holding palm branch over her left shoulder with her right hand and diadem in both . Crawford 507/2. CRI 212. Sydenham 1298. Toned. Some minor marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
L. Livineius Regulus and Julius Caesar, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.25 g 3), Rome. Laureate head of Caesar to right; behind, laurel branch; before, caduceus. Rev. L LIVINEIVS / REGVLVS Bull rushing to right. Babelon (Julia) 57, (Livineia) 1. Crawford 494/24. CRI 115. Sydenham 1106. Rare. Toned.. Slightly off center and slightly weakly struck, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2300 CHF
Estimate: 2800 CHF
L. Livineius Regulus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.87 g, 4 h), Rome. Bare head of Livineius Regulus to right. Rev. L.LIVINEIVS / REGVLVS Curule chair; to left and right, three fasces. Babelon (Livineia) 11. Crawford 494/28. CRI 177. Sydenham 1110. Toned and with a beautifully centered obverse. Reverse struck slightly flat, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
C. Vibius Varus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.12 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of bearded Hercules to right. Rev. C VIBIVS - VA Minerva standing right, holding Victory in her right hand and resting her left on her spear; to right, at her feet, shield. Babelon (Vibia) 23. Crawford 494/37. CRI 193. Sydenham 1139. An attractively toned and sharp example. The left sides of the obverse and reverse struck flat, and with a tiny banker’s mark on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Estimate: 350 CHF
L. Mussidius Longus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.98 g 1), Rome. CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right. Rev. L • MVSSIDIVS • LONGVS The shrine of Venus Cloacina, which is shown as a low platform of galley-like form, with, to left, steps leading upwards and a tripod; on the right, a low column; atop the platform at the center, two statues of Venus . Babelon (Mussidia) 6. Crawford 494/42a. CRI 188. Sydenham 1093. Toned and sharp. Both sides struck off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Estimate: 400 CHF
Mark Antony, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.07 g, 2 h), military mint traveling in Greece. M ANTONI IMP Bare head of Mark Antony to right, with a heavy beard. Rev. III VIR R.P.C Distyle shrine containing a medallion bearing a radiate and draped facing bust of Sol. Babelon (Antonia) 34. Crawford 496/1. CRI 128. Sydenham 1168. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: Unsold
Estimate: 500 CHF
Brutus with P. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, early 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 12mm, 3.91 g), military mint, probably at Smyrna. BRVTVS Axe, simpulum and knife. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. B&S 18/5 (this coin). Crawford 500/7. CRI 198. Sydenham 1310. Sharp, toned, well-struck and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 3800 CHF
Estimate: 1250 CHF
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.50 g 2), military mint in Sicily. MAG.PIVS.IMP.ITER Bare head of Cn. Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. PRAEF / CLAS.ET.ORAE / MARIT.EX.S.C Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Toned, and with a good portrait of Pompey the Great. Struck on a rather tight flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Estimate: 650 CHF
Mark Antony and Octavian, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.67 g 11), mint moving with Antony, under the moneyer M. Barbatius. M.ANT.IMP.AVG.III.VIR. R.P.C.M.BARBAT.Q.P Bare head of M. Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR.IMP.PONT.III.VIR.R.P.C. Bare head of Octavian to right. Babelon (Antonia) 51, (Barbatia) 2. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. Very attractively toned and with fine portraits. Old scratch on the obverse, and with a slightly tight flan otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 1450 CHF
Mark Antony and Octavian, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.97 g 11), mint moving with Antony, under the moneyer M. Barbatius. M.ANT.IMP.AVG.III.VIR. R.P.C.M.BARBAT.Q.P Bare head of M. Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR.IMP.PONT.III.VIR.R.P.C. Bare head of Octavian to right. Babelon (Antonia) 51, (Barbatia) 2. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. Attractive light gray toning, and with excellent portraits. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Estimate: 1200 CHF
Octavian, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16mm, 3.95 g 9), mint moving with Octavian. C.CAESAR.III.VIR.R.P.C Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. POPVL.ISSV Equestrian statue of Octavian to left. Babelon (Julia) 97. Crawford 518/2. CRI 299. Sydenham 1317. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
Cn. Domitius L.f. Ahenobarbus, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 12 h), uncertain mint moving with Ahenobarbus. AHENOBAR Slighlty bearded male head to right. Rev. CN.DOMITIVS.IMP Trophy on prow to right. Babelon (Domitia) 12. Crawford 519/2. CRI 339. Sydenham 1177. Attractively toned, struck on a broad flan, and with an interesting portrait. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1900 CHF
Estimate: 1500 CHF
Mark Antony and Octavia, 39 BC. Cistophorus (Silver, 28 mm, 11.70 g, 12 h), Ephesus, summer-autumn 39. M•ANTONIVS•IMP •COS• DESIG•ITER ET•TERT• Conjoined heads right of Mark Antony, wearing ivy wreath, and Octavia, to right. Rev. III·VIR – R·P·C· Dionysus, holding cantharus and thyrsus, standing left on cista mystica; to left and right, two interlaced serpents with erect heads. RPC 2202. Sydenham 1198. Very nicely toned. Bang on the obverse and traces of corrosion, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 900 CHF
Estimate: 850 CHF
Cn. Domitius Calvinus, 39 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.02 g 3), Osca. OSCA Head of Hercules to right. Rev. DOM.COS.ITER.IMP Simpulum, aspergillum, axe and apex. Crawford 532/1. CRI 342. Sydenham 1358. Lightly toned and nicely struck. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Estimate: 500 CHF
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