obolos 18
21. February 2021
Webauction
The Trausnitz Collection
Lot 397
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato I, circa 105-85/0 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 8.60 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΣΤΑΡΤΩΝΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Strato I to right, wearing crested Boeotian helmet decorated with a bull's horn. Rev. Maharajasa prakashasa tratarasa / Stratasa (in Kharosthi). Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in lower left field, monogram. Bopearachchi 28A. HGC 12, 335. SNG ANS -. Porous, and with heavy scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 398
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Hermaios, circa 105-90 BC. Tetradrachm (Billon, 26 mm, 9.80 g, 12 h), Posthumous issue struck by Indo-Skythians, uncertain mint in the Paropamisadai, c. 85-80. BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ / ΗΕΡΜΑΙΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Hermaios to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Heramayasa Zeus seated facing slightly left, right hand raised in benediction gesture and holding scepter in left; in right field, monogram. Bopearachichi 10A. CHIS 18T. HGC 12, 298. Cf. SNG ANS 1362-5 (drachm). Deeply toned. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 399
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Artemidoros, circa 100-80 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27.5 mm, 9.27 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΝΙΚΗΤΟΥ / ΑΡΤΕΜΙΔΩΡΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Artemidoros to right. Rev. Maharajasa apadihatasa / Artemidorosa (in Karosthi) Artemis standing left, quiver at shoulder, drawing bow; in field to left, monogram. Bopearachchi 2A. HGC 12, 352. Mitchiner 402. SNG ANS -. Extremely rare, attractively toned and with a powerful Hellenistic portrait. Light scratch and flan flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2600 CHF
Starting Price: 1000 CHF
Lot 400
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Apollodotos II Soter Philopator Megas, circa 85-65 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 27 mm, 9.09 g, 11 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡOΣ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΤΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Apollodotos to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa / Apaladatasa (in Kharosthi) Athena Alkidemos advancing to left, brandishing thunderbolt with her left hand and with a shield over her right arm; in field tο lower left, monogram. Bopearachchi 3B. HGC 12, 389. SNG ANS 1570-2. Obverse heavily smoothed and numerous scratches, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 401
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Apollodotos II, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 22 mm, 9.60 g, 6 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΠΟΛΛΟΔΟΤΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Apollo standing facing slightly left, holding arrow in right hand, bow in left. Rev. Maharajasa Apaladatasa / tradarasa (in Karosthi) Tripod; monogram to left. Bopearachchi 6G. HGC 12, 120. SNG ANS 364-9. Brown patina. Light corrosion, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 402
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Amyntas, circa 80-65 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20.5 mm, 2.56 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΑΤΟΡΟΣ / ΑΜΥΝΤΟΥ Helmeted heroic bust of Amyntas to left, wearing aegis on left shoulder and seen from behind, wielding spear in right hand. Rev. Maharajasa jayadharasa Amitasa (in Karosthi) Radiate Zeus-Mithra seated 3/4 to left, holding Athena in outstretched right hand, scepter and palm branch in left; monogram to left. Bopearachchi 11A. HGC 12, 426. SNG ANS 1247. Rare. Bent and straightened, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 403
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Archebios, circa 75-65 BC. Drachm (Silver, 17 mm, 1.89 g, 11 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΝΙΚΗΦΟΡΟΥ / ΑΡΧΕΒΙΟΥ Diademed and draped bust of Archebios to right. Rev. Maharajasa dhramikasa jayadharasa / Arkhebiyasa (in Karosthi) Radiate Zeus-Mithra advancing forward, raising thunderbolt in right hand, holding scepter in left; in lower right field, PKA monogram. Bopearachchi 2A. HGC 12, 432. Cf. SNG ANS 1285 (control). Porosity and pitting, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 404
BAKTRIA, Indo-Greek Kingdom. Strato II and Strato III, circa 25-10 BC. Drachm (Billon, 15 mm, 2.41 g, 12 h). ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛ / ΣΤΡΑΤΩΝΟΣ Diademed and draped bust of Starto II, with elderly features, to right. Rev. Maharajasa tratarasa Stratasa putrasa chasa priyapita Stratasa Athena Promachos advancing left, holding forth shield in left hand and brandishing thunderbolt in right; letter in right field. Bopearchchi 6. HGC 12, 483. SNG ANS 1734-6. Rare. Toned. Scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 405
INDO-SKYTHIANS. Azilizes, circa 85-45/35 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 9.45 g, 12 h). BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΖΙΛΙΣΟΥ King on horseback right, holding spear in right hand; above horse's head, Vhra; in right field, Sam. Rev. Maharajasa rajarajasa mahatasa Ayilishasa City goddess standing left, holding brazier in outstretched right hand, palm branch tied with fillets in left; in left field, monogram; in right field, Si. Senior 56.520T. Well struck and nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 406
INDO-SKYTHIANS. Azes, circa 58-12 BC. Tetradrachm (Billon, 23 mm, 9.11 g, 10 h). BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΖΟΥ King on horseback right, holding wreath in outstretched right hand; above hand, monogram; in right field, Ti. Rev. Maharajasa rajarajasa mahatasa Ayasa Zeus Nikephoros standing left, holding Nikein outstretched right hand, long scepter in left; in left field, monogram; in right field, Nandipada over monogram; between legs, pellet. Senior 105.464T. Deposits and scratches on reverse, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 407
INDIA, Kushan Empire. Vasudeva I, circa 192-225. Dinar (Gold, 24 mm, 7.96 g, 12 h). Þ-AOhANOÞAO KOÞANO Vasudeva, nimbate, standing facing, head turned left, flames on shoulder, holding standard in his left hand, sacrificing over altar to left; trident with ribbon to left, two symbols to right. Rev. OhÞO Ithyphallic Siva standing facing, holding a garland or diadem and trident; behind, the bull Nandi standing left; tamgha to upper left. MK 548. Obverse somewhat doublestruck, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 408
KUSHANO-SASANIANS. period of Ardashir /II) - Peroz I, Circa 255-310. Dinar (Gold, 22.5 mm, 7.97 g, 12 h), imitating the Kushan king Vasudeva I, uncertain Baktrian mint. ΦΑΟΝΑΝΑΟΦΑΟ Β - ΑΖΔΗΟ ΚΟΦΑΝΟ Vasudeva, crowned and nimbate, standing facing, head turned to left, with flames on his shoulder, holding standard in his left hand and, with his right, sacrificing over altar to left; to left, trident with ribbon; to right, two symbols. Rev. ΟhΦΟ Siva, nimbate, standing facing, holding a wreath in his right hand and a trident in his left; behind, the bull Nandi standing left; above to left, tamgha. Donum Burns 461-9. MK 645. Cf. SNG ANS 1689. Scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Nicely toned Samudra stater
Lot 409
INDIA, Kushan Empire. "Samudra", usurper, circa 350-375. Stater (Gold, 19 mm, 7.60 g, 12 h). Samudra, nimbate, diademed and crowned, standing facing, head left, sacrificing over altar with right hand and holding standard in left hand; filleted trident to left. Rev. The Goddess Ardoxsho, nimbate, seated facing, holding filleted investiture garland and cornucopiae. Donum Burns 813 ("Maiores domus"). MK 611. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 611 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 410
INDIA, Gupta Empire. Chandragupta II Vikramaditya, 380-413. Dinar (Gold, 19 mm, 7.71 g, 12 h), Archer type. Chandragupta standing left, head turned to right, holding arrow and bow; to left, Garuda standard. Rev. Lakshmi seated facing on lotus, holding diadem and lotus; tamgha to left. Alketar class II, variety L, 23. BKB class III, 68-80. Bayana class II, variety I, 1007 . A very unusual example. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 411
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285-246 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 14.15 g, 11 h), Sidon, year ΛΓ = 33 = 253/2. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck (not seen here). Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ Eagle, with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolt; to left, ΣΙ above monogram of MT; to right, ΛΓ. Lorber 527. SNG Copenhagen 515. Svoronos 740. Scrape on obverse and numerous marks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 412
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy X Alexander I & Cleopatra Berenike, 101-88 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 24 mm, 13.70 g, 12 h), Alexandria, year K = 20 = 95-94. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, LK; in field to right, ΠA. Svoronos 1837. SNG Copenhagen 395. Old scrape and scratches on reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 413
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos (Auletes), restored, 55-51 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 25 mm, 13.31 g, 12 h), Alexandria, year KH = 28 = 54/53. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; in field to left, LKH above crown of Isis; in field to right, ΠA under palm branch. SNG Copenhagen 395. Svoronos 1837. Toned and centered with a nice portrait. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 414
Anonymous, circa 217-215 BC. Semuncia (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.34 g, 8 h), Rome. Head of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos. Rev. ROMA Prow to right with club on side. Crawford 38/7. RBW 100-102. Sydenham 87. Dark green patina. Very slight roughness on obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 415
Atilius Saranus, 155 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.54 g, 11 h), Rome. Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet; behind, X. Rev. SAR / ROMA Victory, holding whip in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping biga to right. Babelon (Atilia) 1. Crawford 199/1a. Sydenham 377. Scratches on obverse, scrape on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 416
L. Saufeius, 152 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.40 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. L · SA(VF) / ROMA Victory, holding wreath in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping biga to right. Babelon (Saufeia) 1. Crawford 204/1. Sydenham 384. Porosity and light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 65 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 417
L. Sempronius Pitio, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.47 g, 7 h), Rome. PITIO Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, X. Rev. L · SEMP / ROMA The Dioscuri riding to right, each holding lance in right hand. Babelon (Sempronia) 2. Crawford 216/1. Sydenham 402. Toned. Cleaning scratches, otherwise, good fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 418
Ti. Veturius, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.90 g, 11 h), Rome. TI (VET) Helmeted and draped bust of Mars to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Oath-taking scene: Youth kneeling left, looking right, between two soldiers, each of them holding spear in their left hands and sword in their right hands which touches a pig held by the youth. Babelon (Veturia) 1. Crawford 234/1. Sydenham 527. Light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 152 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 419
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.97 g, 6 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX · PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1a. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. Lightly toned. Die deterioration on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Faustulus finds Romulus and Remus
Lot 420
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.99 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX · PO FOSTLVS / ROMA She-wolf standing right, head left, suckling Romulus and Remus; behind, the shepherd Faustulus standing to right; in background, birds in a fig tree. Babelon (Pompeia) 1. Crawford 235/1c. Sydenham 461a. Flan a little tight, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 421
M. Baebius Q.f. Tampilus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.01 g, 8 h), Rome. TAMPIL Helmeted head of Roma to left. Rev. ROMA / M · BAEBI · Q · F Apollo driving fast quadriga to right, holding bow and reins in his left hand and branch in his right. Babelon (Baebia) 12. Crawford 236/1c. Sydenham 489. Lightly toned. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 422
Ti. Minucius C.f. Augurinus, 134 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. RO-MA / TI MINVCI C F / AVGVRINI Two togate figures, the one on left holding a simpulum in his right hand, the one on the right a lituus in his right hand, standing on either side of Ionic column surmounted by a small statue; grain ears on either side of the column. Babelon (Minucia) 9. Crawford 243/1. Sydenham 494. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 423
M. Acilius M.f, 130 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.88 g, 3 h), Rome. M · ACILIVS · M · F Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. ROMA Hercules standing facing, holding club in right hand and trophy in left, in quadriga to right. Babelon (Acilia) 4. Crawford 255/1. Sydenham 511. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 424
M. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus, 127 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.78 g, 3 h), Rome. ROMA Head of Roma to right, wearing winged helmet; denomination mark below chin. Rev. M · METELLVS · Q · F · around Macedonian shield with elephant's head in central boss; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Caecilia) 29. Crawford 263/1a. Sydenham 480. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 425
C. Servilius Vatia, 127 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.88 g, 5 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right, star on neckguard; in left field, lituus; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. C · SERVEIL Horseman (M. Servilius Pulex Geminus) galloping left, holding spear in right hand, shield inscribed M (Marcus) in left, attacking another horseman who wields sword in right hand. Babelon (Servilia) 6. Crawford 264/1. Sydenham 483. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 426
M. Furius L.f. Philus, 120 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.97 g, 6 h), Rome. M · FOVRI · L · F Laureate head of Janus. Rev. (PH)LI / ROMA Roma standing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left, before trophy flanked by carnyx and shield; above, star. Babelon (Furia) 18. Crawford 281/1. Sydenham 529. Light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 427
M. Furius L.f. Philus, 120 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h), Rome. M FOVRI L F Laureate head of Janus. Rev. (PH)LI / ROMA Roma standing left, holding wreath in right hand, scepter in left, before trophy flanked by carnyx and shields; above, star. Babelon (Furia) 18. Crawford 281/1. Sydenham 529. Nicely centered for the issue. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 428
M. Tullius, 119 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.95 g, 6 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. M · TVLLI Victory driving quadriga galloping to right, holding long palm branch in right hand, reins in left; above, wreath; below, X. Babelon (Tullia) 1. Crawford 280/1. Sydenham 531. Toned. Minor porosity and flan flaws, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 92 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 429
Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.88 g, 9 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. CN · DOMI Jupiter driving triumphal quadriga right, holding laurel branch in right hand, thunderbolt in left. Babelon (Domitia) 7. Crawford 285/1. Sydenham 535. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 430
M. Sergius Silus, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.71 g, 8 h), Rome. EX · S · C / ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. Q / M · SERGI / SILVS Helmeted cavalryman riding to left, holding sword and severed head of a barbarian warrior in right hand. Babelon (Sergia) 1. Crawford 286/1. Sydenham 534. Toned. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 431
Anonymous, 115 or 114 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.84 g, 7 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. Roma seated to right on pile of shields; in the fields above, two birds flying; before, she-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Crawford 287/1. RSC Anonymous 176. Sydenham 530. Faint marks and scattered light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 432
Anonymous, 115 or 114 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. Roma seated to right on pile of shields; in the fields above, two birds flying; before, she-wolf standing right, suckling the twins Romulus and Remus. Crawford 287/1. RSC Anonymous 176. Sydenham 530. Well centered and good metal. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Janus, the protector of shipping and trade
Lot 433
C. Fonteius, 114-113 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.94 g, 9 h), Rome. Laureate, janiform head of the Dioscuri; to left, M; to right, denomination mark. Rev. C · FONT / ROMA Galley with three rowers to left, horator at stern. Babelon (Fonteia) 1. Crawford 290/1. Sydenham 555. Gently toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Roman voters
Lot 434
P. Nerva, 113-112 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.86 g, 1 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma to left, holding in right hand spear over right shoulder and shield decorated with a horseman charging left on left shoulder; above, crescent; in left field, denomination mark. Rev. P · NERVA Three citizens voting in the comitium: one voter receives ballot from attendant below, another voter places ballot in cista; above, a tabella inscribed P. Babelon (Licinia) 7. Crawford 292/1. Sydenham 548. An fascinating view of the voting process in late 2nd century BC Rome. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 435
Cn. Blasio Cn.f, 112-111 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.83 g, 5 h), Rome. CN · BLASIO · CN · F Helmeted head of Mars (or Scipio Africanus?) to right; behind, wreath; above, denomination mark (off flan here). Rev. ROMA Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva; between Jupiter and Minerva, Y. Babelon (Cornelia) 19. Crawford 296/1e. Sydenham 561b. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 436
Lucius Caesius, 112-111 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.78 g, 1 h), Rome. Bust of Apollo seen from behind to left, wearing a taenia and with a cloak over his left shoulder, hurling a thunderbolt with his right hand; to right, monogram of AP. Rev. L · CÆSI The Lares Praestites seated facing, turned slightly to right, each on a stool and each holding a long staff; between them, dog standing right; to left and right, monograms of LA and PRE; above, between them, bust of Vulcan to left, wearing his cap and with tongs behind him to right. Babelon (Caesia) 1. Crawford 298/1. Sydenham 564. Slight roughness on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 437
L. Memmius, 109-108 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.92 g, 5 h), Rome. Male head to right, wearing oak wreath; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. L · MEMMI The Dioscuri standing facing, each holding spear in right hand and bridle of his horse in left; star above each of their heads. Babelon (Memmia) 1. Crawford 304/1. Sydenham 558. Toned. Scratches on obverse, die-rust on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 438
L. Valerius Flaccus, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.45 g, 1 h), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. L · VALERI / FLACCI Mars walking left, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder; before, apex; behind, grain-ear. Babelon (Valeria) 11. Crawford 306/1. Sydenham 565. Light toning. Banker's mark on obverse, striking weakness on the high points, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 439
L. Valerius Flaccus, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.95 g, 6 h), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. L · VALERI / FLACCI Mars walking left, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder; before, apex; behind, grain-ear. Babelon (Valeria) 11. Crawford 306/1. Sydenham 565. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
The Catanian brothers - paragons of filial devotion
Lot 440
M. Herennius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.95 g, 1 h), Rome. PIE(TA)S Diademed head of Pietas to right, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. M · (HE)RENNI One of the Catanaean brothers running right, bearing his father on his shoulders; in right field, ·/S. Babelon (Herennia) 1. Crawford 308/1b. Sydenham 567a. Nicely struck and well centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 441
C. Sulpicius C.f. Galba, 106 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.90 g, 12 h), Rome. D · P · P Jugate and laureate heads of the Dei Penates to left. Rev. C · SV(LP)ICI · C · F Two male figures standing facing one another, each holding a spear in his right hand and with his left pointing at a sow which lies between them; N above. Babelon (Sulpicia) 1. Crawford 312/1. Sydenham 572. Lightly toned and sharply serrated. Some flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 442
C. Sulpicius C.f. Galba, 106 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.83 g, 10 h), Rome. D · P · P Jugate and laureate heads of the Dei Penates to left. Rev. C · SV(LP)ICI · C · F Two male figures standing facing one another, each holding a spear in his right hand and with his left pointing at a sow which lies between them; Π above. Babelon (Sulpicia) 1. Crawford 312/1. Sydenham 572. Minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 443
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.84 g, 3 h), Rome. I · S · M · R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress. Rev. L · THORIVS / BALBVS Bull charging right; above, O. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 444
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.95 g, 7 h), Rome. I · S · M · R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress. Rev. L · THORIVS / BALBVS Bull charging right; above, C. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 445
Q. Thermus M.f, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 9 h), Rome. Head of Mars to left, wearing crested helmet ornamented with plume and annulet. Rev. Q · (THE)RM · (MF) Two warriors fighting, each armed with a sword in his right hand and a shield on his left arm; the one on the left protects a fallen comrade, the other wears horned helmet. Babelon (Minucia) 19. Crawford 319/1. Sydenham 592. Lightly toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 446
L. Cassius Caecianus, 102 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.02 g, 1 h), Rome. CÆICIN Bust of Ceres to left, slight drapery at neck, wreathed with grain ears; to upper right, ·A. Rev. L · CASSI Two yoked oxen left; above, ·X. Babelon (Cassia) 4. Crawford 321/1. Sydenham 594. Lightly toned. Thin die-break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 101 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 447
P. Cornelius Lentulus Marcellinus, 100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.84 g, 10 h), Rome. ROMA Bare-headed bust of young Hercules right, seen from behind, wearing lion's skin and holding club over far shoulder; above to left, Boeotian shield; behind ·/M/·. Rev. LE(NTV) · (MAR) · F Roma standing facing, holding spear in right hand, being crowned by Genius of the Roman People standing left, holding wreath wreath in right hand and cornucopiae in left; ·/M/· in field; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Cornelia) 25. Crawford 329/1a. Sydenham 604. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 448
Q. Servilius Caepio, 100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.80 g, 12 h). PISO · / CAEPIO · Q Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, harpa; above, star. Rev. AD · FRV · EMV / EX · S · C Two quaestors seated left on stools between two wheat stalks. Babelon (Calpurnia) 5. Crawford 330/1b. Sydenham 603a. Minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 449
Q. Servilius Caepio, 100 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.87 g, 11 h), Rome. PISO · / CAEPIO · Q Laureate head of Saturn to right; behind, harpa; below, trident. Rev. AD · FRV · EMV / EX · S · C Two quaestors seated left on stools between two wheat stalks. Babelon (Calpurnia) 5. Crawford 330/1a. Sydenham 603. Die-break on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Sacrificial scene
Lot 450
L. Pomponius Molo, 97 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 12 h), Rome. L · POMPON · MOLO Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. NVMA · POMPIL Numa Pompilius standing right, holding lituus in right hand, facing lighted altar to which victimarius leads goat. Babelon (Pomponia) 6. Crawford 334/1. Sydenham 607. Small test cut on obverse edge, banker's mark on neck, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 451
C. Malleolus, 96 BC. Fourrée Denarius (Silver plated bronze, 20 mm, 2.94 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Mars right; above, mallet; below chin, denomination mark. Rev. Warrior standing left, resting right foot on cuirass and holding spear in right hand; behind him, a tabella divided into two compartments, in one CM/(AL) in two lines, in the other a Π, retrograde and sideways; in field before him, a trophy. Babelon (Poblicia) 8. Crawford 335/3f. Sydenham 615b. Scratches and the reverse with large areas of core exposed, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 452
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, CVI. Rev. C PISO L FRV Horseman galloping right, holding palm-branch and reins; below, monogram. Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1b (O5/R2). Sydenham 851. An attractive, toned coin struck on a broad flan. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 527 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 453
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.13 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, to pellets. Rev. L PISO FRVGI Horseman galloping right, holding palm branch in right hand, reins in left; below horses' hooves, pellet. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 454
Q. Titius, 90 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 13.5 mm, 1.76 g, 10 h), Rome. Draped and winged bust of Victory to right. Rev. Q · TITI Pegasus leaping right. Babelon (Titia) 3. Crawford 341/3. King 44. Sydenham 693. Porosity, test cut and scratches on reverse, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 455
Q. Titius, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.79 g, 8 h), Rome. Head of young Bacchus (or Liber) right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. Q · TITI Pegasus springing right on tablet. Babelon (Titia) 2. Crawford 341/2. Sydenham 692. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 456
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.96 g, 9 h), 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 . Well struck for the issue. Flan flaw and pit on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 457
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 15 mm, 2.15 g, 9 h), Rome. M C(AT)O Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath; [D] below. Rev. VICTRIX Victory seated right, holding patera in her right hand and palm-branch in her left. Babelon (Porcia) 7a. Crawford 343/2b. King 46. Sydenham 597. Toned. Porous and partial flat strike, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 35 CHF
The murder of Tarpeia
Lot 458
L. Titurius L.f. Sabinus, 89 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.06 g, 5 h), Rome. SABIN 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) 4. Crawford 344/2b. Sydenham 699. Nicely centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 459
L. Rubrius Dossenus, 87 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.86 g, 9 h), Rome. DOSSEN Laureate head of Jupiter right, with scepter over shoulder. Rev. L · RVBRI Triumphal quadriga right, with side-panel decorated with thunderbolt; above, Victory flying right, holding a wreath. Babelon (Rubria) 1. Crawford 348/1. Sydenham 705. Toned around the devices. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 460
Mn. Fonteius C.f, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.79 g, 12 h), Rome. (MN) FO(NT)EI C · F Laureate head of Vejovis to right; below chin, ROMA monogram. Rev. The infant Genius seated on goat right; in the fields, pilei of the Dioscuri; in exergue, filleted thyrsus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Fonteia) 9. Crawford 353/1a. Sydenham 724. Minor deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 461
Mn. Fonteius C.f, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.89 g, 6 h), Rome. (MN) FO(NT)EI C · F Laureate head of Vejovis to right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. The infant Genius seated on goat right; in the fields, pilei of the Dioscuri; in exergue, filleted thyrsus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Fonteia) 10. Crawford 353/1c. Sydenham 724a. Well centered and lightly toned. Scratch and porosity on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 462
C. Norbanus, 83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.99 g, 7 h), Rome. C.NORBANVS / CXVI Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. Ear of wheat, fasces bound with an axe and caduceus. Babelon (Norbana) 2. Crawford 357/1b. Sydenham 739. Scratches, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 463
C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.56 g, 6 h), Rome. Draped bust of Mercury to right, wearing winged petasos and with caduceus over his left shoulder; behind head, A. Rev. C · MAMIL LIME(TA)N 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. Lamination flaws and large edge chip, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 464
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.79 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. L · CENSOR Marsyas advancing left, extending right arm and holding wineskin in his left hand over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue on top. Babelon, (Marcia) 24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 465
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.80 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. L · CENSOR Marsyas advancing left, extending right arm and holding wineskin in his left hand over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue on top. Babelon (Marcia) 24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Lightly toned. Light scratch on obverse, graffito on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Popular denarius of Sulla
Lot 466
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. L · MANLI - PRO · Q Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · SVLLA · IM Sulla driving slow quadriga to right; above, Victory flying left, crowning him with wreath held in right hand. Babelon (Manlia) 4. Crawford 367/5. Sydenham 757. Deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 467
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. Draped bust of Diana to righ, bow and quiver at shoulder; above, bucranium. Rev. A · POST · A · F - S · N · (AL)BIN Rock upon which bull standing right before lighted altar; on right, togate figure standing left, holding in right hand aspergillum over bull. Babelon (Postumia) 7. Crawford 372/1. Sydenham 745. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 468
C. Marius C.f. Capito, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.97 g, 10 h), Rome. CAPIT · CI Draped bust of Ceres to right, wearing grain wreath and earring; before head, knife. Rev. C · MARI · C · F / S · C Plowman with yoke of two oxen to left; above, CI. Babelon (Maria) 9. Crawford 378/1c. Sydenham 744b. Test cut on reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 469
C. Marius C.f. Capito, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.83 g, 5 h), Rome. CAPIT · CVIII Draped bust of Ceres to right, wearing grain wreath and earring; before head, lyre. Rev. C · MARI · C · F / S · C Plowman with yoke of two oxen to left; above, CVIII. Babelon (Maria) 9. Crawford 378/1c. Sydenham 744b. Remnants of hoard patina on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 470
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 4 h), Rome. S · C Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. L · PROCILI / F Juno Sospita wallking right, wearing goat's 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. Crawford 379/1. Sydenham 771. Toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 471
C. Poblicius Q.f, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.84 g, 8 h), Rome. ROMA Draped bust of Roma to right, wearing helmet adorned with plumes; above, S. Rev. C · POBLICI · Q · F Hercules striding left, strangling Nemean lion; between his feet, club; to left, bow and quiver; above, S. Babelon (Poblicia) 9. Crawford 380/1. Sydenham 768. Minor porosity, edge chip, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Attractive Papius denarius
Lot 472
L. Papius, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 4 h), Rome. Head of Juno Sospita to right; behind, flail. Rev. L · PAPI Gryphon springing right; below, basket with strap. Babelon, (Papia) 1. Crawford 384/1 (symbol: 45). Sydenham 773. An nicely toned attractive coin with good centering. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 473
P. Satrienus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.86 g, 6 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, TXXXIIII. Rev. ROMA / P · SATRIE/NVS She-wolf advancing left, right fore-paw raised. Babelon (Satriena) 1. Crawford 388/1b. Sydenham 781a. Scratches and a few marks on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 474
M. Volteius M.f, 75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.13 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate and bearded head of Jupiter to right. Rev. M · VOLTEI · M · F Tetrastyle temple of Jupiter Capitolinus with winged thunderbolt in pediment. Babelon (Volteia) 1. Crawford 385/1. Sydenham 774. Nicely centered and light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 475
M. Volteius M.f, 75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 5 h), Rome. Head of Liber to right, wearing wreath of ivy and fruit. Rev. M · VOLTEI · M · F Ceres, standing in chariot, holding lighted torches in both hand, driving biga of snakes right; behind, Macedonian shield. Babelon (Volteia) 3. Crawford 385/3. Sydenham 776. Good fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 476
L. Rustius, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.76 g, 6 h), 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. Light toning. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 477
L. Rustius, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.70 g, 6 h), 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. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 30 CHF
Lot 478
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), Rome. Radiate head of Sol to right. Rev. TRIO / L · LVCRETI Crescent moon surrounded by seven stars. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/1. Sydenham 783. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 479
L. Farsuleius Mensor, 76 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. S · C - MENSOR 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, LXVI. Babelon (Farsuleia) 2. Crawford 392/1b. Sydenham 789. Light toning. Minor deposits and stress cracks, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 480
Cn. Lentulus, 76-75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.84 g, 6 h), Spain(?). G · P · R Draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani to right, bearded, his hair bound with a taenia and with a scepter over his shoulder. Rev. EX - S · C / CN · LEN · Q Scepter with wreath, globe and rudder. Babelon (Cornelia) 54. Crawford 393/1a. Sydenham 752. Obverse struck in particularly high relief; well-centered and lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 481
C. Postumius, 73 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 4.04 g, 7 h), Rome. Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. C · POSTVMI / (TA) Hound running right; below, spear. Babelon (Postumia) 9. Crawford 394/1a. Sydenham 785. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Fantastic head of Medusa
Lot 482
L. Cossutius C.f. Sabula, 72 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.71 g, 6 h). SABVLA Head of the Medusa to left, winged and hair bound by serpents. Rev. L · COSSVTI · C · F Bellerophon riding Pegasus to right; behind, XXI. Babelon (Cossutia) 1. Crawford 395/1. Sydenham 790. With an obverse of particularly fine style, providing an elegant vision of the Medusa. Light deposits, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 300 CHF
Lot 483
Q. Fufius Calenus and Mucius Cordus, 68 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.67 g, 7 h), Rome. HO - VIRT / KALENI Jugate heads of Honos, laureate, and Virtus, helmeted, to right. Rev. (ITAL) - RO / CORDI Italia standing right, holding cornucopiae in left hand and clasping right hands with Roma standing left, resting left foot on helmet and holding scepter in left hand; in left field, winged caduceus. Babelon (Fufia & Cordia) 1. Crawford 403/1. Sydenham 797. Rough deposits on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 484
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.83 g, 5 h), 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. Very attractively toned and very sharply struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 485
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.86 g, 7 h), Rome. GETA - III VIR Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. C HOSIDI C F The wild boar of Calydon advancing to right, wounded by spear and attacked by a hound to right. Babelon (Hosidia) 1. Crawford 407/2. Sydenham 903. Nice old collection toning. A few minor scratches on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 486
L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.75 g, 6 h). PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right. Rev. PAVLLVS TER On the right, L. Aemilius Paullus, togate, standing left, erecting trophy for his victory over the Macedonians at Pydna in 168 BC; to left, the captive Macedonian King Perseus and his two sons standing right. Babelon (Aemilia) 10. Crawford 415/1. Sydenham 926. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Celebrating the victory over Perseus
Lot 487
L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.93 g, 6 h). PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right. Rev. PAVLLVS TER On the right, L. Aemilius Paullus, togate, standing left, erecting trophy for his victory over the Macedonians at Pydna in 168 BC; to left, the captive Macedonian King Perseus and his two sons standing right. Babelon (Aemilia) 10. Crawford 415/1. Sydenham 926. Scratches and test punch on obverse, uncleaned deposits on reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 488
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.94 g, 5 h), 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. Lightly toned and very well struck and centered. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 489
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.90 g, 8 h), 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. Graffito on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 490
L. Cassius Longinus, 60 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 6 h), Rome. Veiled and diademed head of Vesta to left; to right, two-handled cup; to left, Δ. Rev. LONGIN · III · V Voter standing left, dropping tablet marked V into a cista. Babelon (Cassia) 10. Crawford 413/1. Sydenham 935. Test cut on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 60 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 491
L. Cassius Longinus, 60 BC. Denarius (Silver plated bronze, 20 mm, 3.83 g, 3 h), Rome. Veiled and diademed head of Vesta to left; to right, two-handled cup; to left, K. Rev. LONGIN · III · V Voter standing left, dropping tablet marked V into a cista. Babelon (Cassia) 10. Crawford 413/1. Sydenham 935. Deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 492
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.95 g, 5 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR / EX S C Male figure kneeling to right, holding palm branch in his right hand and the reins of a camel standing right behind him in his left. Rev. P HYPSAEVS / AED CVR / CAPTVM / C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left. Babelon (Aemilia) 9, (Plautia) 9. Crawford 422/1a. Sydenham 919. Toned. Scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 493
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.82 g, 4 h), Rome. CESTIANVS S · C Bust of Vacuna 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 and with a cornucopia before. Rev. M · PLAE-TORIVS · M · F · AED · CVR Eagle, with spread wings and head to left, standing facing on thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. Lightly toned. Banker's mark on obverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 83 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 494
M. Nonius Sufenas, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.98 g, 4 h), Rome. S•C - SVFENAS Head of Saturn to right; to left, harpa above baetyl. Rev. PR•L•V•P•F / SEX•NONI Roma seated left on pile of arms, holding spear and sword, being crowned by Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm frond. Babelon (Nonia) 1. Crawford 421/1. Sydenham 885. Attractively toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 495
M. Nonius Sufenas, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.96 g, 5 h), Rome. S•C - SVFENAS Head of Saturn to right; to left, harpa above baetyl. Rev. PR•L•V•P•F / SEX•NONI Roma seated left on pile of arms, holding spear and sword, being crowned by Victory standing left, holding wreath and palm frond. Babelon (Nonia) 1. Crawford 421/1. Sydenham 885. Attractively toned. Struck on a slightly tight flan, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
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