obolos 17
20. December 2020
Webauction
Illustrated in the standard reference
Lot 12
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.21 g, 10 h), imitating a Republican denarius of L. Roscius Fabatus of 59 BC. Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress; behind, branch; below chin, C·. Rev. Female standing left, feeding serpent to left; to right, four small pellets around large pellet; pseudo-legend in exergue. CCCBM I S247 (same reverse die). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 11/N, pl. 29, 15 (this coin illustrated). Lanz -. Beautiful iridescent toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 13
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.33 g, 2 h), imitating Republican denarii of C. Naevius Balbus and L. Papius, both of 79 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. Griffin springing right; below, globe or pellet. CCCBM I 280 (same dies). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 14/J, pl. 29, 20 (same dies). Lanz -. Light toned with subtle iridescent hues of green and blue. Worn dies as normally found, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 14
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.30 g), imitating a Republican denarius of Cn. Letulus of 76-75 BC. Head of Jupiter to right. Rev. RAVISCI (S retrograde) Globe between radiate and filleted scepter and rudder. Cf. CCCBM I 272 (same obverse die; reverse with RAVIS only). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 1/A, pl. 29, 1 (same dies). Cf. Lanz 1013. Iridescent toning along the peripheries. Struck from a worn obverse die (which was later bizarrely re-engraved), otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Illustrated in the standard reference
Lot 15
EASTERN EUROPE, Eravisci. Late 1st century BC, or later. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.19 g, 2 h), imitating a Republican denarius of Cn. Lentulus of 76-75 BC. Head of Jupiter to right. Rev. RAVIS (S retrograde) Globe between rudder and thunderbolt; in field to right, X. CCCBM I 268 (same reverse die). Davis Class B, Group II. Freeman 2/C, pl. 29, 6 (this coin illustrated). Lanz -. Light iridescent toning. Faint scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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