obolos 6
20 November 2016
Webauction
Lot 675
Anonymous, c. 211 BC and later. Victoriatus (Silver, 16mm, 3.38 g 3), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. ROMA Victory walking right, crowning trophy with wreath. Crawford 44/1. Sydenham 83. Finely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 676
Anonymous, 211-208 BC. Victoriatus (Silver, 13mm, 3.01 g 11), uncertain mint. Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. ROMA Victory crowning trophy; in center field, monogram of MP. Crawford 91/1a. RBW 91/1a. Sydenham 111. Nicely toned. Scrape on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An attractively toned Victoriatus
Lot 677
Anonymous, 211-210 BC. Victoriatus (Silver, 16mm, 2.65 g 8), Apulia (?). Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. ROMA Victory crowning trophy; in center field, Q. Crawford 102/1. RBW 458. Sydenham 115. Nicely toned. Traces of mounting on the edge, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 678
C. Maianius, 153 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.54 g 1), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. C MAIANI / ROMA Victory driving biga right, holding reins with her left hand and whip in her right. Babelon (Maiania) 1. Crawford 203/1a. Sydenham 427. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 679
Cn. Lucretius Trio, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.99 g 4), Rome. TRIO Helmeted head of Roma to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; before X. Rev. CN LVCR / ROMA The Dioscuri galloping to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 1. Crawford 237/1a. Sydenham 450. A clear and pleasant example. Minor striking flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 86 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 680
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.97 g 3), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L ANTES / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga galloping to right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. A bright example. Minor die flaw on obverse, otherwise, good extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 681
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.90 g 6), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L ANTES / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga galloping to right, hurling thunderbolt with his right hand and holding scepter in his left. Babelon (Antestia) 9. Crawford 238/1. Sydenham 451. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of M. Cipius M.f.
Lot 682
M. Cipius M.f, 115-114 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.94 g 5), Rome. M CIPI M F Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA Victory in prancing biga right, holding reins and palm branch tied with fillet; below horses, rudder. Babelon (Cipia) 1. Crawford 289/1. Sydenham 546. A most attractively toned example. Struck on a slightly short flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 683
L. Philippus, 113-112 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.79 g 9), Rome. Male head to right, wearing diademed helmet with goat's horns; below chin, Φ; behind, ROMA monogram. Rev. Equestrian statue on tablet inscribed L PHILIPPVS; below horse, XVI monogram. Babelon (Marcia) 12. Crawford 293/1. Sydenham 551. Lovely yellow toning. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 684
L. Valerius Flaccus, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.76 g 7), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; below chin, XVI monogram. Rev. L VALERI / FLACCI Mars walking left, holding spear in his right hand and trophy over his left shoulder; before, apex and behind, grain-ear. Babelon (Valeria) 11. Crawford 306/1. Sydenham 565. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 685
M. Lucilius Rufus, 101 BC. Denarius (Silver, 22mm, 3.90 g 12), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, PV; all within laurel wreath. Rev. RVF / M LVCILI Victory in biga right, holding whip in her right hand and reins in her left. Babelon (Lucilia) 1. Crawford 324/1. Sydenham 599. Nicely toned. Some areas of striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 55 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 686
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.06 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, O; before, R. Rev. L PISO FRVGI Horseman galloping right, holding palm frond and reins; above, O. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 665. A beautiful example with great surfaces. Minor die flaw on obverse, otherwise. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 687
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.64 g 5), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, B; below chin, B. Rev. L PISO FRVGI / LXXXI Horseman galloping right, holding palm frond and reins. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 665. Nicely toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 688
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.67 g 9), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, symbol. Rev. L PISO FRVGI / XVI Horseman galloping right, holding palm frond and reins. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 665. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 95 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 689
C. Vibius C.f. Pansa, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.79 g 8), Rome. PANSA Minerva standing in fast quadriga to left, holding spear and reins in her right hand and trophy in her left. Rev. C VIBIVS C F Minerva standing in fast quadriga to right, holding spear and reins in her left hand and trophy in her right. Babelon (Vibia) 5. Crawford 342/6a. Sydenham 687. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 690
C. Marcius Censorinus, 88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.54 g 7), Rome. Jugate heads of Numa Pompilius, bearbed, and Ancus Marcius, not bearbed, to right. Rev. C CENSO Desultor right, wearing conical cap and holding whip; below, control mark. Babelon (Marcia) 18. Crawford 346/1a. Sydenham 713. Nicely toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 691
L. Julius Bursio, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.22 g 6), Rome. Male head to right, with the attributes of Apollo, Mercury and Neptune; behind, vessel. Rev. CXVII / L IVLI BVRSIO Victory in quadriga right, holding reins in her left hand and wreath in her right. Babelon (Julia) 5. Crawford 352/1a. Sydenham 728. Attractively toned. Some corrosion on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 692
C. Norbanus, 83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.67 g 5), Rome. C NORBANVS / XVI Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Ear of wheat, fasces bound with an axe, and caduceus. Babelon (Norbana) 2. Crawford 357/1b. Sydenham 739. Slightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 693
L. Cornelius Sulla Felix, 84-83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.71 g 1), mint moving with Sulla. 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; between, praefericulum and lituus. Babelon (Cornelia) 29. Crawford 359/2. Sydenham 761. Nicely toned and attractive. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A most attractive Denarius of P. Crepusius
Lot 694
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.00 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, water fowl; behind, E (?). Rev. Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. A clear and sharp example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 380 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 695
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.64 g 11), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on far shoulder; below chin, symbol; behind, A. Rev. CCIXVII Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Sharp, toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 696
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.03 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, Q; behind, C. Rev. CCCXIII Horseman right, brandishing spear with his right hand. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. A lovely and well-struck example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 697
L. Marcius Censorinus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.84 g, 2 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. L CENSOR Marsyas walking left with his right arm raised and holding wineskin over his left shoulder; behind, column bearing statue on top. Babelon (Marcia)24. Crawford 363/1d. Sydenham 737. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius
Lot 698
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 6). Diademed head of Pietas to right; before, stork. Rev. Q C M P I Elephant to left. Crawford 374/1. RBW 1396. Sydenham 750. Beautifully toned and attractive. Very minor flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 699
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.79 g 7), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged boy on dolphin swimming right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 700
C. Cornelius Lentulus, 76-75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.50 g 4), Spain (?). G P R Draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani to right, his hair tied with band and scepter over his shoulder. Rev. EX - S C / CN LENT CVR * FL Scepter with wreath, globe and rudder. Babelon (Cornelia) 55. Crawford 393/1b. Sydenham 752a. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 701
C. Postumius, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.85 g 7), Rome. Draped bust of Diana to right, with bow and quiver over her shoulder. Rev. Q POSTVMI Hound running right; below, spear. Babelon (Postumia) 9. Crawford 394/1a. Sydenham 785. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 702
Q. Fufius Calenus and Mucius Cordus, 68 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21mm, 3.59 g 6), Rome. HO - VIR[T] / KALEN[I] Jugate heads to right of Honos, laureate, and Virtus, wearing crested helmet. Rev. [I]TA - RO / CORDI On the left, Italia, standing to right holding cornucopiae, and, on the right, Roma, standing to left holding fasces and with her right foot on globe, clasping their right hands; to left, winged caduceus. Babelon (Fufia and Mucia) 1. Crawford 403/1. Sydenham 797. Beautifully toned. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
An excellent Denarius of M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus
Lot 703
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 69 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.03 g 4), Rome. Male head to right, with flowing hair; behind, sickle (?). Rev. M PLAETORI CEST EX S C Winged caduceus. Babelon (Plaetoria) 5. Crawford 405/5. Sydenham 807. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 704
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.71 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 hound. Babelon (Hosidia) 2. Crawford 407/1. Sydenham 904. Nicely toned. Die flaw on obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A splendid Denarius of C. Hosidius C.f. Geta
Lot 705
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.76 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 hound. Babelon (Hosidia) 1. Crawford 407/2. Sydenham 903. Nicely toned and sharp. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 706
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 61 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.77 g 6), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, simpulum. Rev. C PISO L F FRVG Naked horseman galloping right, carrying long palm; above, uncertain symbol (off flan). Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1. Sydenham 865a. Nicely toned. Reverse struck somewhat off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 707
C. Piso L.f. Frugi, 67 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.71 g 6), Rome. Head of Apollo to right, hair tied with fillet; behind, XXI. Rev. C PISO L F FRVGI Naked horseman galloping right, carrying long palm; below, arrow’s head. Babelon (Calpurnia) 24. Crawford 408/1a. Sydenham 851. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 708
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.69 g 7), 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 and with a cornucopiae before. Rev. M - PLAETORIVS M F AED - CVR Eagle, with spread wings and head to right, standing facing on thunderbolt. Babelon (Plaetoria) 4. Crawford 409/1. Sydenham 809. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of Q. Pomponius Musa with Eutherpes
Lot 709
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.55 g 5), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, two flutes in saltire. Rev. Q POMPONI MVSA Eutherpes standing right, resting elbow on column and holding two flutes. Crawford 410/5. RBW 1487. Sydenham 815. An attractive coin, nicely toned and of fine style. Two minor scratches in right obverse field, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Attractive Denarius of L. Roscius Fabatus with satyr’s head
Lot 710
L. Roscius Fabatus, 64 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 5 h), Rome. L ROSCI Head of Juno Sospita to righ; behind, satyr’s head. Rev. FABATI Female figure standing right, facing serpent; in left field, uncertain symbol. Babelon (Roscia) 3. Crawford 412/1. Sydenham 915. An attractive example. Small graffito on reverse, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Remarkably well preserved Denarius of L. Scribonius Libo
Lot 711
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.78 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. A most attractive example. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 712
C. Servilius C.f, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 10), Rome. FLORAL PRIMVS Wreathed head of Flora to right; in field to left, lituus. Rev. C SERVEIL Two soldiers facing each other and presenting swords; in lower field to right, C F. Babelon (Servilia) 15. Crawford 423/1. Sydenham 890. Some striking flatness, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 713
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 12), 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; inthe five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Sharp and clear. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 714
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.79 g 5), 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; inthe five arches of the aqueduct, A Q V A MAR (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Attractively toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 715
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.83 g 6), 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 (ligate). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 85 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
A lovely Denarius of A. Plautius
Lot 716
A. Plautius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.73 g 3), Rome. A PLAVTIVS AED CVR S C Head of Cybele to right. Rev. IVDAEVS / BACCHIVS Male figure kneeling right, extending olive-branch in his right hand; at his side, camel standing right. Babelon (Plautia) 13. Crawford 431/1. Sydenham 932. A lovely example. Slightly rough surfaces on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 280 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
An attractive Denarius of Cn. Plancius with Cretan goat
Lot 717
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.48 g 7), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 718
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.76 g 1), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 719
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 4.07 g 7), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head to right, wearing causia. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 80 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
A splendid Denarius of Brutus and Ahala
Lot 720
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.42 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) 30 and (Servilia) 17. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Well centered and pleasantly toned. A remarkably good example of this issue. Minor flan fault on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A most attractive Denarius of Julius Caesar
Lot 721
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.87 g 10), mint moving with Caesar, 49-48 BC. 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. Sydenham 1006. Attractive and clear. Insignificant banker’s mark on obverse and some edge nicks, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
A lovely Denarius of L. Hostilius Saserna showing a Gallic Warrior
Lot 722
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.87 g 3), Rome. Bearded male head to right, his hair straggling out behind him; cloak around neck and Gallic shield behind. Rev. L HOSTILIVS / SASERN 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. Crawford 448/2. RBW 1569. Sydenham 952. Beautifully toned. Some flatness on the obverse and with the reverse struck off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1100 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 723
C. Vibius C.f. C.n. Pansa Caetronianus, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.54 g 6), Rome. PANSA Ivy-wreathed head of Liber to right. Rev. C VIBIVS C F C N Ceres walking to right, holding torch in each hand; before, plough. Babelon (Vibia) 17. Crawford 449/2. Sydenham 946. Sear Imperators 21. Nicely toned and well-struck. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A beautifully toned Denarius of L. Plautius Plancus with head of Medusa
Lot 724
L. Plautius Plancus, 47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.71 g 6), Rome. L PLAVTIVS Head of Medusa, facing, with coiled snake on either side. Rev. PLANCVS Victory (or winged Aurora) flying right, head slightly left, holding reins and conducting four rearing horses of the sun. Babelon (Plautia) 15. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. Beautifully toned. Reverse struck from a slightly worn die, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
A lovely Denarius of Julius Caesar with Aeneas bearing Anchises
Lot 725
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.85 g 7), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa, late 48-47 BC. Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. Sydenham 1013. Nicely toned, sharp and clear. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 480 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 726
Mn. Cordius Rufus, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 4.02 g 3), Rome. RVFVS S C Diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. MN CORDIVS Cupid riding on dolphin right. Babelon (Cordia) 3. Crawford 463/3. Sydenham 977. An attractive example. Obverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 727
T. Carisius, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.67 g 4), Rome. Draped bust of Victory to right; behind, S C. Rev. T CARISI Victory in prancing quadriga right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in her left. Babelon (Carisia) 3. Crawford 464/5. Sydenham 985. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
An attractive Aureus of Julius Caesar
Lot 728
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Aureus (Gold, 19mm, 8.08 g 5), 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 Julia 22 and Hirtia 1. BMC 4050. Crawford 466/1. RBW 1636. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
Lot 729
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.56 g 11), Rome, 46 BC. COS TERT DICT ITER Head of Ceres to right, wearing wreath of barley. Rev. AVGVR / M / PONT MAX Culullus, aspergillum, jug and lituus. Babelon (Julia) 16. Cohen 4. Crawford 467/1b. Sear Imperators 57a. Nicely toned. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 730
Julius Caesar, Dupondius (Orichalcum, 27mm, 13.80 g), Rome, C. Clovius, prefect, late 46-early 45 BC. CAESAR DIC TER Winged and draped bust of Victory to right. Rev. C CLOVLI PRAEF Minerva advancing left, holding trophy over shoulder and spears and shield decorated with Medusa; at feet to left, snake gliding left with head erect. Cohen 7. Crawford 476/1a. Sydenham 1025. A nice example with a particularly detailed reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
A nicely toned Denarius of Julius Caesar with a life-like portrait
Lot 731
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.33 g 6), Rome, 44 BC. CAESAR IMP Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. M METTIVS / I Venus standing left, holding Victory in her right hand and scepter in her left; her left arm leaning on shield. Babelon (Julia) 32 and (Mettia) 4. Cohen 34. Crawford 480/3. Sear Imperators 100. Sydenham 1056. A lovely example with nice old cabinet toning. Flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 750 CHF
Lot 732
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.67 g 8), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, lyre. Rev. P CLODIVS M F Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. Clear and attractive. Reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 733
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19mm, 3.91 g 3), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, lyre. Rev. P CLODIVS M F Diana with bow and quiver standing facing, her head turned to right, holding lighted torch in each hand. Babelon (Clodia) 14. Crawford 494/23. Sydenham 1117. An attractive and clear piece. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 734
Julius Caesar, Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.43 g 1), Rome, L. Mussidius Longus, 42 BC. Wreathed head of Julius Caesar to right. Rev. L MVSSIDIVS / LONGVS Rudder, cornucopiae on globe, winged caduceus, and apex. Cohen 29. Crawford 494/39b. CRI 116. Sydenham 1096c. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 1200 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
A rare and most attractive Denarius of Longinus and Lentulus
Lot 735
C. Cassius Longinus and L. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther, 43-42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18mm, 3.32 g 7), mint moving with the army of Brutus and Cassius. C CASSI IMP LEIBERTAS Diademed and veiled head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and necklace of pearls. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Babelon (Cassia) 18 and (Cornelia) 73. Cohen 6. Crawford 500/5. Sear Imperators 223. Sydenham 1305. Attractively toned. Minor roughness, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
A rare Denarius of Brutus
Lot 736
Brutus, spring - early summer 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.73 g 7), military mint traveling with Brutus in Lycia. LEIBERTAS Head of Libertas to right, wearing hair rolled back and collected into a knot behind. Rev. CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS Lyre between quiver to left and laurel branch tied with fillet to right. Crawford 501/1. RBW 1767. Sydenham 1287. A nice example of this rare type. Struck from a slightly worn reverse die, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
An attractive Denarius of Mark Antony and Octavian
Lot 737
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.80 g 12), mint moving with Antony, spring-early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 250. Sydenham 1181. Small flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 450 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 738
Mark Antony and Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.67 g 1), mint moving with Antony, spring - early summer 41 BC. M ANT IMP AVG III VIR R P C M BARBAT Q P Bare head of Antony to right. Rev. CAESAR IMP PONT III VIR R P C Bare head of Octavian to right. Crawford 517/2. CRI 243. Sydenham 1181. An attractive piece. Slightly rough surfaces, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 739
Cn. Domitius Calvinus, 39 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 3.51 g 7), Osca. OSCA Head of Hercules to right. Rev. DOM COS ITER IMP Simpulum, aspergillum, axe and apex. Burgos 1509. Crawford 532/1. Sear Imperators 342. Sydenham 1358. Flan crack at 1 o’clock and some porosity, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 650 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 741
Octavian, Denarius (Silver, 20mm, 3.76 g 9), Italian mint (Rome?), autumn 30 - summer 29 BC. Bare head of Octavian to right. Rev. IMP CAESAR Naval and military trophy facing, composed of helmet, cuirass, shield, and crossed spears, set on prow of galley right; crossed rudder and anchor at base. BMC 625. Cohen 119. RIC 265a. Beautiful iridescent toning. Edge chipping and the reverse struck off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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