nomos 8
22 October 2013
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Anonymous. 211-208. 60 Asses (Gold, 14mm, 3.39 g 11), Rome. Helmeted head of Mars to right; below left, value. Rev. ROMA Eagle, with spread wings, standing right on thunderbolt. Bahrfeldt 4a. BMCRR 185. Crawford 44/2. Sydenham 226. Clear and attractive, but with a minor die break on the obverse. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 4400 CHF
Estimate: 4500 CHF
Mark Antony. 43 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17mm, 4.00 g 4), 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. Sear 118. Sydenham 1165. Nicely toned and struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1800 CHF
Estimate: 2000 CHF
Octavian and Divus Julius Caesar. 36 BC. Dupondius (Bronze, 31mm, 20.89 g 7), Copia = Lugdunum. IMP CAESAR DIVI F DIVI IVLI Two heads back to back: laureate head of Divus Julius Caesar to left and bare head of Octavian to right; between them palm branch with its tip bent to right over Octavian’s head. Rev. COPIA Prow of galley to right, ornamented with an eye and a dolphin; above, star on globe and meta. RPC 515. Struck on a cast flan with faults. Attractive green patina but with some smoothing. Very fine.
Current Bid: No Bids
Estimate: 650 CHF