obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 722
M. Aurelius Scaurus, 118 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 21 mm, 3.83 g, 4 h), Rome. ROMA M•AVRELI Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet; behind, mark of value. Rev. SCAVRI / L•LIC•CN•DOM Warrior standing in quadriga galloping to the right, holding shield, carnyx and the reins in his left hand and hurling spear with his right. Babelon (Aurelia) 20, (Licinia) 20 and (Domitia) 15. Crawford 282/1. RBW 1106. Sydenham 523. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 723
C. Marcius Censorinus, 88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.82 g, 1 h), Rome. Jugate heads of Numa Pompilius, diademed and bearded, and Ancus Marcius, beardless, to right. Rev. C CENSO Desultor riding to right, wearing conical cap and holding whip; below, bird standing to right. Babelon (Marcia) 18. Crawford 346/1c. Sydenham 713a. Nicely toned. Reverse struck slightly off-center, otherwise. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 724
C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.76 g, 7 h), Rome. Draped bust of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos and with caduceus over his left shoulder; behind head, M. 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. Bright and clear. Light scratch on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 725
L. Furius Cn.f. Brocchus, 63 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.87 g, 6 h), Rome. Head of Ceres to right between grain-ear and barley-grain; to left and right, III - VIR; below, BROCCHI. Rev. L• FVRI / CN• F Curule chair between two fasces. Babelon (Furia) 23. Crawford 414/1. Sydenham 902. Bright and clear. Defect in Ceres' eye, minor flatness and marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 726
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.43 g, 5 h), Rome. ANCVS Diademed head of Ancus Marcius to right; behind his neck, 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. A popular denarius. Slightly wavy flan, and with a few scuffs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 727
C. Memmius C.f, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.60 g, 11 h), Rome. C• MEMMI• C• F Head of Ceres to right, wearing wreath of grain ears and earring. Rev. C•MEMMIVS / IMPERATOR Trophy of arms with, at its base, captive kneeling to right, his hands tied behind his back. Babelon (Memmia) 10. Crawford 427/1. Sydenham 920. Multiple banker's marks on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 728
P. Fonteius P.f. Capito, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.88 g, 12 h), Rome. P• FONTEIVS• CAPITO• III• VIR• CONCORDIA Diademed and draped head of Concordia to right. Rev. T• DIDI• - VIL• PVB / IMP• The Villa Publica in the Campus Martius. Babelon (Fonteia) 18 and (Didia) 1. Crawford 429/2a. Sydenham 901. Scratches and scuffs, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 729
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.72 g, 5 h), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Head of Diana to right, wearing causia and a pendant earring. Rev. Cretan goat standing right; bow and quiver behind. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Bright and clear. Some scuffs on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 730
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (M. Junius Brutus), 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 22 mm, 3.72 g, 6 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. Bright and lustrous; struck on a broad flan. Two scratches on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 731
Man. Acilius Glabrio, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.65 g, 4 h), Rome. SALVTIS Large aureate head of Salus to right. Rev. MN• ACILIVS - III• VIR• VALETV Valetudo standing left, holding snake and leaning elbow on column. Babelon (Acilia) 8. Crawford 442/1b. CRI 16a. Sydenham 922. Attractively toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 732
Julius Caesar, 49-48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.54 g, 1 h), mint moving with Caesar in Northern Italy. CAESAR Elephant to right, trampling horned serpent. 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. Reverse slightly off-center, slightly porous and with some scratches, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 733
Julius Caesar, 49-48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), mint moving with Caesar in Northern Italy. CAESAR Elephant walking to right, trampling horned serpent. 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. Struck slightly off-center and slightly porous, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 734
T. Carisius, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.69 g, 1 h), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; behind, S C. Rev. T CARISI Victory driving prancing quadriga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in her left. Babelon (Carisia) 3. Crawford 464/5. Sydenham 985. Toned. Struck off-center, pitted, corroded and with a flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 70 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 735
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.72 g, 1 h), 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. Flan crack and slightly porous surfaces, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 65 CHF
Lot 736
Julius Caesar, Late 46-early 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.78 g, 1 h), military mint travelling with Caesar in Spain. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Trophy of Gallic arms with two seated captives at the base. Babelon (Julia) 11. Crawford 468/1. CRI 58. Sydenham 1014. Marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 737
Mark Antony and Julius Caesar, 43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.58 g, 1 h), mint travelling 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. A fresh, bright example. Slightly doubled reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 738
Octavian, 44-27 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.23 g, 2 h), struck under moneyer L. Livineius Regulus, Rome, 42. C CAESAR III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. L•LIVINEIVS REGVLVS Victory standing to right, holding wreath in her right hand and palm frond over her left shoulder. Babelon (Livineia) 4 and (Julia) 82. Crawford 494/25. RBW 1731. Sydenham 1107. Surface roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 739
L. Livineius Regulus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.62 g, 10 h), Rome. Bare head of Livineius Regulus to right. Rev. L•LIVINEIVS / REGVLVS Curule chair; three fasces to left and right. Babelon (Livineia) 11. Crawford 494/28. CRI 177. Sydenham 1110. Graffito on the obverse and banker's marks on both sides. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 740
Brutus with P. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, early 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.75 g, 12 h), military mint travelling with Brutus, probably at Smyrna. BRVTVS Axe, simpulum and knife. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug to right and lituus to left. Crawford 500/7. CRI 198. Sydenham 1310. Some scuffs and minor scratches, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Rare Brutus Denarius
Lot 741
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus ( Marcus Junius Brutus), 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.49 g, 12 h), with L. Sestius, proquaestor, mint travelling with Brutus in Asia and Greece. L• SESTI• PRO• Q Veiled and draped bust of Libertas to right. Rev. Q• CAEPIO• BRVTVS• PRO• COS Tripod between ax and simpulum. Crawford 502/2. CRI 201. Sydenham 1290. Nicely centered. Brightly cleaned, flan crack, some horn silver and with graffiti on both sides, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 742
Brutus, Late summer-autumn 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.43 g), military mint travelling with Brutus and Cassius in western Asia Minor or northern Greece, struck under the moneyer P. Servilius Casca Longus. CASCA LONGVS Wreathed head of Neptune to right, with trident diagonally behind and below his neck. Rev. BRVTVS IMP Victory walking to right on broken scepter, holding palm branch with her right hand, and broken diadem in both. Crawford 507/2. CRI 212. Sydenham 1298. Two banker's marks below trident. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 743
The Republicans. Brutus, Late summer-autumn 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.88 g, 12 h), military mint travelling with Brutus and Cassius in western Asia Minor or northern Greece, under the moneyer L. Plaetorius Cestianus. BRVT IMP L• PLAET• CEST Bare head of Brutus to right. Rev. EID • MAR Pileus between two daggers pointing downwards. BMC 68-70. Cohen 15. Crawford 508/3. CRI 216. Sydenham 1301. Very rare and of the greatest historical importance. Heavily corroded surfaces, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: Withdrawn
Starting Price: 10000 CHF
Lot 744
Sextus Pompey, 37/6 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.72 g, 12 h), 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. With a good portrait of Pompey the Great. Some bankers' marks in the obverse field, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 745
Octavian, 41 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.17 g, 11 h), mint moving with Octavian in Gaul or Northern Italy. C•CAESAR• III VIR•R•P•C Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. POPVL•ISSV Equestrian statue of Octavian riding to left. Babelon (Julia) 97. Crawford 518/2. CRI 299. Sydenham 1317. Fine portrait. Reverse struck off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 746
Divus Julius Caesar, † 44 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.65 g, 9 h), struck under the moneyer Q. Voconius Vitulus, Rome, 40 BC. Laureate head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. C. VOCONIVS / S C /VITVLVS.Q. / DESIGN Calf standing to left. Babelon (Julia) 121, (Voconia) 1. Crawford 526/4. CRI 331. Sydenham 1133. Banker's marks on both sides and scuff on the edge, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 747
Octavian, Spring-early summer 36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.96 g, 5 h), mint moving with Octavian in central or southern Italy. IMP• CAESAR• DIVI•F III• VIR• ITER• R•P•C• Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. COS• ITER•ET• TER•[DESIG] Temple of Divus Julius; on the architrave, DIVO•IVL; within the central intercolumniation, togate statue of Julius Caesar to left; to left, flaming altar. Crawford 540/2. CRI 315. RSC 90 (Augustus). Sydenham 1338. Lightly toned. A few small dents, bangs, scrapes and other evidences of antiquity on both sides, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 748
The Triumvirs. Mark Antony, Autumn 32-spring 31 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.31 g, 6 h), mint moving with Mark Antony (Patrae?). ANT • AVG / II•VIR • R• P•C Galley right, with scepter tied with fillet on prow. Rev. LEG IX Aquila between two standards. BMC 201. Cohen 37. Crawford 544/23. Sydenham 1227. Clear. Slightly off-center and with some marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 749
The Triumvirs. Mark Antony. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.88 g, 7 h), Patrae (?) for the 15th legion, Autumn 32-spring 31 BC. ANT•[AVG] / III•VIR•R•P•C• Praetorian galley moving to right. Rev. LEG XV Legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/30. CRI 371. Sydenham 1235. Well-struck and clear example. Reverse slightly off-center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 750
The Triumvirs. Mark Antony. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.31 g, 7 h), Patrae (?) for the 17th legion, Autumn 32-spring 31 BC. ANT•AVG / III•VIR•R•P•C• Praetorian galley moving to right. Rev. LEG XVII Legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/32. CRI 374. Sydenham 1237. Banker's marks punched against the upper field of the obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 751
The Triumvirs. Marc Antony, autumn 32-spring 31. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.47 g, 6 h), for the 23rd legion, Patrae (?). ANT• AVG / III•VIR• R•P•C• Galley moving to right. Rev. LEG XXIII Legionary eagle between two standards. Crawford 544/39. CRI 383. Sydenham 1246. Light scratches and marks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 752
The Triumvirs. Octavian, autumn 32-summer 31 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.35 g, 11 h), Cyrene, under the moneyer L. Pinarius Scarpus, autumn 31 BC. IMP• CAESARI / SCARPVS• IMP Open right hand to left. Rev. DIVI• F / AVC• PONT Victory standing to right on globe, holding palm frond with her left hand and wreath tied with fillet with her extended right. BN 894. Crawford 546/6. CRI 413. RIC² 534. Sydenham 1282. Scarce. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 1400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 753
The Triumvirs. Octavian, autumn 32-summer 31 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.51 g, 3 h), uncertain Italian mint, possibly Rome. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. CAESAR DIVI• F Pax, draped, standing facing, her head turned to left, holding an olive branch in her extended right hand and cornucopia in her left. BMC 605. BN 26. Cohen 69. CRI 399. RIC² 252. Banker's punch mark behind head, and some cleanable deposits on the obverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 754
Octavian, autumn 30-summer 29 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.14 g, 7 h), Brundisium or Rome. IMP Head of youthful Mars to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet. Rev. CAESAR Shield, [with eight-pointed star at its centre], lying over sword and spear in saltire. BMC 644. BN 87. Cohen 44. CRI 428. RIC² 274. Clear. Banker's mark mark on the obverse and with traces of corrosion, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 755
Octavian, autumn 30 - summer 29 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.76 g, 1 h), Brundisium or Rome. Laureate head of Octavian to right. Rev. IMP - CAESAR Rostral column, ornamented with two anchors and six galley rams, and surmounted by a statue of Octavian, holding a spear in his right hand and a parazonium in his left. BMC 633. BN 68. Cohen 124. CRI 423. RIC² 271. A pleasant, clear example. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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