obolos 9
25. March 2018
Webauction
Lot 1
Anonymous, c. 280 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 35 mm, 52.75 g, 3 h), Rome. Scallop shell, ••. Rev. Caduceus, ••. Crawford 14/5. HN III 272. Vecchi 30. Somewhat rough black patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 2
Anonymous, c. 276-265 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 21 mm, 7.28 g, 7 h), Neapolis. Head of Hercules to right. Rev. ROMANO Wolf and twins. Crawford 20/1. Sydenham 6. Nicely toned. Obverse struck slightly flat and with some faults, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 800 CHF
Lot 3
Anonymous, c. 270 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 41 mm, 87.79 g, 12 h), Rome. Boar leaping right, •••. Rev. Boar leaping left, •••. Crawford 18/4. HN III 282. Vecchi 36. Clear and with a pleasant green patina. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 1000 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 4
Anonymous, c. 270 BC. Sextans (Bronze, 36 mm, 62.00 g, 12 h). Head of a Dioscurus to right, ••. Rev. Head of a Dioscurus to left, ••. Crawford 18/5. HN III 283. Vecchi 37. Dark brown-green patina. Some smoothing, otherwise, about very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 5
Anonymous, c. 265 BC. Quadrans (Bronze, 40 mm, 55.51 g, 12 h), Rome. Open right hand, •••. Rev. Open left hand, •••. Crawford 21/4. HN III 291. Vecchi 44. Pleasant olive-green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 6
Anonymous, 241-235. Didrachm (Silver, 19 mm, 6.25 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Mars to right. Rev. ROMA Head of bridled horse to right; behind, sickle. Crawford 25/1. Sydenham 24. Toned. Cleaning scratches on both sides, and a minor flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 800 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 7
Anonymous, 225-212 BC. Quadrigatus or Didrachm (Silver, 22 mm, 6.54 g, 1 h). Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter and thunderbolt, standing right in a quadriga, which is driven to right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet inscribed with ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 28/3. Sydenham 64. Very attractively toned. Minor flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1300 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 8
Anonymous, 225-214 BC. Quadrigatus or Didrachm (Silver, 23 mm, 6.60 g, 11 h). Laureate janiform head of the Dioscouri. Rev. Jupiter, holding scepter and thunderbolt, standing right in a quadriga, driven to right by Victory who stands beside him; below, tablet, with angled sides, bearing ROMA in incuse letters. Crawford 29/3. Sydenham 64. Nicely toned and struck on a broad flan. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 400 CHF
Lot 9
Anonymous, 225-217 BC. Triens (Bronze, 44 mm, 82.17 g, 12 h). Head of Minerva to left, ••••. Rev. Galley prow to right, ••••. Crawford 35/3a. HN III 339. Vecchi 78. Dark brown-green patina. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 950 CHF
Starting Price: 175 CHF
Lot 10
Anonymous, c. 211-208 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.61 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, X. Rev. ROMA The Dioscouri riding to right. Crawford 44/5. Sydenham 140. Nicely toned. Metal fault on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 11
Anonymous, 209-208 BC. As (Bronze, 31 mm, 31.17 g, 11 h). I Laureate head of Janus. Rev. I / ROMA Prow to right; in field to right, anchor. Crawford 50/3. Sydenham 145. Attractive green patina. Edge fault on the reverse and minor pitting, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 12
Anonymous, c. 211-208 BC. Victoriatus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.21 g, 1 h), Luceria. Laureate head of Zeus to right; below, L. Rev. ROMA Victory walking right, crowning trophy with wreath. Crawford 98A/1d. Sydenham 132 var. Toned, and struck on a broad flan. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 340 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 13
Decimius Flavus, 150 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.78 g, 6 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. FLAVS / ROMA Diana in biga to right. Babelon (Deimia) 1. Crawford. 207/1. Sydenham 391. Toned and attractive. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 14
L. Sempronius Pitio, 148 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.97 g, 4 h), Rome. PITIO - X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L. SEMP / ROMA The Dioscuri riding to right. Crawford 216/1. Sydenham. RSC. Nicely toned and well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1500 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 15
T. Annius Rufus, 144 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.90 g, 6 h), Rome. X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. AN RVF / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga to right. Babelon (Aurelia) 19. Crawford 221/1. Sydenham 409 . Nicely toned and clear. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 16
T. Annius Rufus, 143 BC. Denarius (Subaeratus, 17 mm, 3.14 g, 6 h), Rome. X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. ROMA Diana driving biga of stags to right; below, crescent. Crawford 222/1. Sydenham 438. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 320 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 17
A. Spurilius, 139 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.88 g, 11 h), Rome. X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. A.SPVRI / ROMA Luna in biga to right. Babelon (Spurilia) 1. Crawford 230/1. Sydenham 448. Nicely toned. Minor mark on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 18
C. Renius, 138 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.84 g, 6 h), Rome. X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. C.RENI / ROMA Juno in biga of goats to right. Babelon (Renia) 1. Crawford 231/1. Sydenham 432. Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 19
M. Baebius Q.f. Tampilus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.91 g, 4 h), Rome. TAMPIL Helmeted head of Roma to left; necklace of beads. Rev. ROMA / M.BAEBI.Q.F. Apollo in quadriga to right. Babelon (Baebia) 12. Crawford 236/1c. Sydenham 489. Nicely toned, sharp and attractive. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 20
L. Antestius Gragulus, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.85 g, 10 h), Rome. GRAG Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L.ANTES / ROMA Jupiter in quadriga to right. Crawford. Sydenham. RSC. Toned. A little flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 21
C. Servilius M.f, 136 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.85 g, 7 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, wreath. Rev. C.SERVEILI.M.F. The Dioscuri riding apart. Babelon (Servilia) 1. Crawford 239/1. Sydenham 525. Nicely toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 230 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 22
M. Acilius M.f, 130 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.96 g, 10 h), Rome. M.ACILIVS.M.F Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. ROMA Hercules in quadriga to right. Babelon (Acilia) 4. Crawford 255/1. Sydenham 511. Very attractively toned and sharp. Some uncleaned deposits on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 23
Sex. Julius Caesar, 129 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.94 g, 6 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, anchor. Rev. ROMA / SEX.IVL / CAISAR Venus in biga to right. Babelon (Julia) 2. Crawford 258/1. Sydenham 476. Toned and sharp. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 850 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 24
T. Cloelius, 128 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.88 g, 8 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, wreath. Rev. T.CLOVLI Victory in prancing biga to right. Babelon (Cloulia) 1. Crawford 260/1. Sydenham 516. Toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 25
C. Cassius, 126 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; to left, voting urn. Rev. C.CASSI / ROMA Libertas in quadriga to right. Babelon (Cassia) 1. Crawford 266/1. Sydenham 502. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 26
M. Porcius Laeca, 125 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.32 g, 3 h), Rome. LAECA Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. M.PORC / ROMA Libertas in quadriga to right. Babelon (Porcia) 2. Crawford 270/1. Sydenham 513. Toned and clear. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 27
Q. Fabius Labeo, 124 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.90 g, 5 h), Rome. ROMA / LABEO Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. Q.FABI Jupiter in quadriga to right; below, prow. Babelon (Fabia) 1. Crawford 273/1. Sydenham 532. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 100 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 28
C. Plutius, 121 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.94 g, 7 h), Rome. X Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. C.PLVTI The Dioscuri riding to right. Babelon (Plutia) 1. Crawford 278/1. Sydenham 410. Toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 29
M. Sergius Silus, 116-115 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.91 g, 9 h), Rome. EX.S.C / ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. Q / M.SERGI / SILVS Cavalryman riding to left. Babelon (Sergia) 1. Crawford 286/1. Sydenham 534/544. Very nicely toned. Minor flan fault on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 30
Anonymous, 115 or 114 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.94 g, 8 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. Roma seated on pile of shields to right. Crawford 287/1. Sydenham 530. A very attractively toned example. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1625 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 31
C. Fonteius, 114-113 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.89 g, 10 h), Rome. Laureate, janiform head of the Dioscuri; to left, D; below, four pellets; to right, value mark. Rev. C.FONT / ROMA Galley to left. Babelon (Fonteia) 1. Crawford 290/1. Sydenham 555. Toned. Minor pitting on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 32
Cn. Blasio Cn.f, 112-111 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.94 g, 8 h), Rome. CN.BLASIO.CN.F. Helmeted head of Mars (Scipio Africanus?) to right; behind, prow stem. Rev. ROMA Jupiter standing between Juno and Minerva; to right, Π. Babelon (Cornelia) 19. Crawford 296/1d. Sydenham 561b. Lightly toned and with a well struck obverse. Some flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 33
Ti. Quinctius, 112-111 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.81 g, 9 h), Rome. Bust of Hercules to left. Rev. TI.Q. / D.S.S. Desultor riding left; to right, Q; below, rat to left. Babelon (Quinctia) 6. Crawford 297/1a. Sydenham 563. Lightly toned. About very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 34
L. Caesius, 112-111 B.C.. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.79 g, 10 h), Rome. Bust of Apollo to left; to right, AP. Rev. L. CAESI / LA - ER The Lars Praesites seated right. Babelon (Caesia) 1. Crawford 298/1. Sydenham 564. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 35
Appius Claudius Pulcher, T. Manlius Mancius and Q. Urbinius, 111-110 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.97 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. T.MAL.AP.CL.Q.VR Victory in triga to right. Babelon (Mallia) 2. Crawford 299/1b. Sydenham 570a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 36
Mn. Fonteius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.90 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate and jugate heads of the Dioscuri to right. Rev. MN.FONTEI Galley to right. Babelon (Fonteia) 8. Crawford 307/1b. Sydenham 566b. Toned and well-centered. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 37
M. Herennius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.99 g, 6 h), Rome. PIETAS Diademed head of Pietas to right; to right, M. Rev. M HERENNI One of the Catanaean brothers running right, bearing his father on his shoulders. Babelon (Herennia) 1. Crawford 308/1a. Sydenham 567. Toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 38
L. Aurelius Cotta, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.90 g, 6 h), Rome. Bust of Vulcan to right; to right, R. Rev. L. COT Eagle on thunderbolt. Babelon (Aurelia) 21. Crawford 314/1b. Sydenham 577. Lightly toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 39
C. Coelius Caldus, 104 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.00 g, 10 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to left. Rev. CALD / C: Victory in Biga to left. Babelon (Coelia) 3. Crawford 318/1b. Sydenham 582a. Beuatifully toned. Obverse slightly off center, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 152 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 40
L. Julius L.f. Caesar, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.84 g, 11 h), Rome. CAESAR Helmeted head of Mars to left. Rev. L.IVLI.L.F Venus in biga of cupids to left; above, Q. Babelon (Julia) 4. Crawford 320/1. Sydenham 593. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 41
C. Fabius C.f. Hadrianus, 102 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.89 g, 11 h), Rome. EX.A.PV Bust of Cybele to right. Rev. C.FABI.C.F Victory in biga to right; below, Ṅ. Babelon (Fabia) 14. Crawford 322/1b. Sydenham 590. Toned and well centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 80 CHF
Lot 42
C. Fundanius, 101 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 9 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, M. Rev. Q. / C.FVNDAN Victory in quadriga to right. Babelon (Fundania) 1. Crawford 326/1. Sydenham 583. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 90 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 43
L. Pomponius Molo, 97 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.81 g, 6 h), Rome. L.POMPON.MOLO Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. NVMA POMPIL Numa standing before altar. Babelon (Pomponia) 6. Crawford 334/1. Sydenham 607. Lightly toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 44
L. Caecilius Metellus, A. Postumius S.f. Albinus, C. Poblicius Malleolus, late 90s BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.90 g, 10 h). A-ALB.S.F / L. METEL Laureate head of Apollo to right; below neck, star. Rev. C.MALL / ROMA Roma seated left, crowned by Victory. Babelon (Caecilia) 46, (Poblicia) 3, (Postumia) 3. Crawford 335/1b. Sydenham 611a. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 45
D. Junius Silanus, 91 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.86 g, 11 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. D.SILANVS.L.F. / ROMA Victory in biga to right; above, XXV. Babelon (Junia) 15. Crawford 337/3. Sydenham 646. Toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 46
The Social War. Coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.88 g, 10 h), Bovianum, c. 89 . Viteliú (in Oscan) Laureate head of Italia to left. Rev. Soldier standing right; to his right, recumbent bull. Campana 147. HN III 407. RBW 1218. Sydenham 627. Rare. Very attractively toned. Minor marks on the obverse under the toning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 1600 CHF
Starting Price: 600 CHF
Lot 47
The Social War. Coinage of the Marsic Confederation, 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.04 g, 12 h), mint moving in Campania, 88. Helmeted and draped bust of Minerva to right, wearing aegis; to left, Victory standing right, crowning Minerva. Rev. Λ Two warriors walking toward each other and clasping their right hands; the one on the left carries a long standard and the one on the right is disembarking from a galley, the forepart of which is on the right. HN III 416. RBW 1221. Sydenham 632a. Very rare. Toned. Lightly struck and with some deposits, otherwise. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 2800 CHF
Starting Price: 1250 CHF
Lot 48
L. Calpurnius Piso Frugi, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 15 mm, 3.76 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, value mark; below chin, L. Rev. L PISO FRVGI Jockey riding galloping horse to right, holding palm branch; above, D. Babelon (Calpurnia) 11. Crawford 340/1. Sydenham 671. Toned and with an obverse in high relief. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 49
Q. Titius, 90 BC. As (Bronze, 26 mm, 10.15 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate and bearded head of Janus. Rev. Q.TITI Prow to right. Crawford 341/4a. Sydenham 694. Attractive green patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 210 CHF
Starting Price: 25 CHF
Lot 50
Cn. Lentulus Clodianus, 88 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 1.93 g, 12 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. [CN.LENT] Victory and trophy. Babelon (Cornelia) 51. Crawford 345/2. Sydenham 703. Very nicely toned and attractive. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 51
C. Licinius L.f. Macer, 84 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.81 g, 7 h), Rome. Bust of Apollo to left. Rev. C.LICINIVS.L.F. / MACER Minerva in quadriga to right. Babelon (Licinia) 16. Crawford 354/1. Sydenham 732. Attractively toned and nicely struck. Extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 550 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 52
L. Cornelius Sulla Felix, 84-83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.18 g, 12 h), mint moving with Sulla in Asia or Greece. 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, with jug and lituus between them. Babelon (Cornelia) 29. Crawford 359/2. Sydenham 761. Attractively toned. Some minor deposits on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 53
C. Norbanus, 83 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.93 g, 12 h), Rome. C.NORBANVS - LXXXXVIII Head of Venus to right. Rev. Corn-ear, fasces with axe, and caduceus. Babelon (Norbana) 2. Crawford 357/1b. Sydenham 739. Nicely toned. Parts of the obverse and reverse struck flat, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 54
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.77 g, 7 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, scepter; before, X. Rev. P.CREPVSI Horseman to right; behind, XXVI. Babelon (Crepusia) 1. Crawford. 361/1b. Sydenham 738. Attractively toned. Scratch on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 55
C. Mamilius Limetanus, 82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 9 h), Rome. Draped bust of Mercury to right; behind head, V. Rev. C MAMIL LIMETAN Ulysses standing right, with Argus, on the right, greeting him. Babelon (Mamilia) 6. Crawford 362/1. Sydenham 741. Toned. Some areas of striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 260 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 56
C. Annius T.f. T.n, 82-81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.82 g, 12 h), Rome. C. Annius T.f. T.n Diademed and draped female bust to right, with caduceus to left and scales to right; below, .C. Rev. L.FABI.L.F.HISP / Q Victory in quadriga to right. Babelon (Annia) 2, (Fabia) 17. Crawford 366/1b. Sydenham 748a. Nicely toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 57
L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.09 g, 2 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. L.MANLI - PRO.Q Helmeted head of Roma ro right. Rev. L.SVLLA IM Sulla driving quadriga to right. Babelon (Manlia) 7. Crawford 367/5. Sydenham 759. Very attractively toned and well-centered. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 58
C. Servilius Vatia, 82-80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.85 g), Rome. ROMA Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, B over lituus. Rev. C.SERVEIL Cavalryman charging to left; on shield, M. Babelon (Servilia) 7. Crawford 370/1b. Sydenham 720. Very nicely toned. Slash on Apollo's cheek, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 59
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 4.16 g), Rome. Draped bust of Diana to right with bow and quiver over her shoulder; above, bucranium. Rev. A POST A F - S N ALBIN Sacrificial scene. Babelon Postumia 7. Cr. 372/1. Sydenham 745. Nicely toned. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 60
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 4.10 g, 7 h), Rome. HISPAN Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev. A.POST.A.F.S.N.ALBIN Togate figure standing left, saluting legionary eagle to left; to right, fasces bound with axe. Babelon (Postumia) 8. Crawford 372/2. Sydenham 746. Nicely toned and centered. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 61
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 8 h), military mint traveling with Sulla’s army in northern Italy. Diademed head of Pietas to right; to right, stork standing right. Rev. IMPER Jug and lituus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Caecilia) 44. Crawford 374/2. Sydenham 750. Lightly toned and clear. Some striking faults, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 185 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 62
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.99 g, 4 h), Rome. S.C Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat skin headdress. Rev. L.PROCILI.F. Crawford. Sydenham. RSC. Juno Sospita in biga galloping to right. Some minor marks on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 63
L. Cassius Q.f. Longinus, 75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.18 g, 9 h), Rome. Head of Liber to right. Rev. L.CASSI.Q.F Head of Libera to left. Babelon (Cassia) 6. Crawford 386/1. Sydenham 779. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 64
Cn. Lentulus, 76-75 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.98 g, 4 h), uncertain mint in Spain. Diademed and draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani to right; above, GPR. Rev. EX-S C / CN.LEN.Q Scepter with wreath, globe and rudder. Babelon (Cornelia) 54. Crawford 393/1a. Sydenham 752. Clear and attractive. Struck on a tight flan, both sides slightly off center, and with some earthen deposits as found, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 65
Mn. Aquillius Mn.f. Mn.n, 65 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 4.02 g, 6 h), Rome. VIRTVS - III VIR Helmeted bust of Virtus to right, with a small head. Rev. MN F MN N / MN AQVIL / SICIL. Mn. Aquilius (Cos. 101) raising fallen Sicilia. Babbelon (Aquilia) 2. Crawford 401/1. Sydenham 798. Nicely toned. Minor striking flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 66
Mn. Aquillius Mn.f. Mn.n, 65 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.82 g, 6 h), Rome. VIRTVS - III VIR Helmeted and draped bust of Virtus to right, with large head. Rev. MN F MN N / MN AQVIL / SICIL. Mn. Aquilius (Cos. 101) raising fallen Sicilia. Babelon (Aquilia) 2. Crawford 401/1. Sydenham 798. Toned and struck on a broad flan. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 140 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 67
Q. Fufius Calenus and Mucius Cordus, 68 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.75 g, 7 h), Rome. HO - VIRT / KALENI Jugate heads of Honos and Virtus to right. Rev. ITAL - RO / CORDI Italia and Roma clasping hands. Babelon (Fufia & Cordia 1). Crawford 403/1. Sydenham 797. Bright and attractive. A few minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 68
T. Vettius Sabinus, 66 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 4.00 g), Rome. SABINVS / TA - S.C Bearded head of King Tatius to right. Rev. IVDEX - T.VETTIVS Togate figure in biga to left. Babelon (Vettia) 2. Crawford 404/1. Sydenham 905. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 69
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.72 g, 7 h), Rome. Youthful male head to right; behind, uncertain symbol (Crawford pl. lxx, 77. Rev. M.PLAETORI / CEST EX S C Winged caduceus. Babelon (Plaetoria) 5. Crawford 405/5. Sydenham 807. Very attractively toned and with a splendid obverse. Grafitti on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 70
C. Hosidius C.f. Geta, 64 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.05 g, 6 h), Rome. III.VIR - GETA Bust of Diana to right. Rev. C.HOSIDI.C.F. Boar to right. Babelon (Hosidia) 1. Crawford 407/2. Sydenham 903. Struck on a tight flan, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 45 CHF
Lot 71
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.68 g, 6 h), Rome. Q.POMPONI - MVSA Laureate head of Apollo to right. Rev. HERCVLES - MVSARVM Hercules standing right, playing lyre. Babelon (Pomponia) 8. Crawford 410/1. Sydenham 810. Lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 72
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.88 g, 2 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, scroll. Rev. Q POMPONI MVSA Clio, the Muse of History, standing left, holding scroll in her right hand and resting her left elbow on a pillar. Babelon (Pomponia) 11. Crawford 410/3. Sydenham 813. Nicely toned. Reverse poorly struck, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 170 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 73
Q. Pomponius Musa, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.11 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right; behind, scepter. Rev. Q.POMPONI MVSA Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy, standing facing, head right, wearing sword at her waist, holding a club in her left hand and tragic mask in her right. Babelon (Pomponia) 14. Crawford 410/4. Sydenham 816. Lightly toned and clear. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 350 CHF
Lot 74
L. Roscius Fabatus, 59 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 6 h), Rome. L ROSCI Head of Juno Sospita to right; behind, satyr mask; in field to left, banker's mark Γ. Rev. FABATI Girl standing right, facing snake coiled to left, to left, goat hind quarter. Babelon (Roscia) 3. Crawford 412/1, symbol 42 ("mask/ham"). Sydenham 915. Toned and with an interesting symbol pair. Banker's mark on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 240 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 75
L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.26 g, 6 h), Rome. PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right. Rev. PAVLLVS TER L. Aemilius Paullus, trophy, and the captive King Perseus of Macedon with his two sons . Babelon (Aemilia) 10. Crawford 415/1. Sydenham 926. Nicely toned and clear. Minor scratch on the obverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 76
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.09 g), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON Well-head; at base, hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. Attractively toned and well-centered. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 77
M. Nonius Sufenas, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.90 g, 7 h), Rome. S.C - SVFENAS Head of Saturn to right. Rev. PR.L.V.P.F / SEX.NONI Roma and Victory. Babelon (Nonia) 1. Crawford 421/1. Sydenham 885. Attractively toned. Both sides slightly off center, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 120 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 78
C. Servilius C.f, 53 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.16 g, 6 h), Rome. FLORAL PRIMVS Wreathed head of Flora to right. Rev. C.SERVEIL. / C.F Two soldiers. Babelon (Servilia) 15. Crawford 423/1. Sydenham 890. Clear and lightly toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 110 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 79
CELTIC, Lower Danube. Geto-Dacians. Later 1st century BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.15 g), copy of a denarius of L. Marcius Philippus. AMCVS Head of Ancus Marcus to right. Rev. PHILIPPVS Equestrian statue to right, on aqueduct; within the arches of the aqueduct, A-Q-V-A-. Cf. Babelon (Marcia) 28, Crawford 425/1, and Sydenham 919 for the original. An interesting and very well-made imitation. Nicely toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 420 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 80
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. FAVSTVS Diademed and draped bust of Diana to right. Rev. FELIX Sulla seated left on platform, extending his right hand to Bocchus, king of Mauretania, who kneels to right before him and holds a palm branch in his right hand; to right, figure of the defeated king Jugurtha of Numidia, kneeling to left, his hands bound behind his back. Babelon (Cornelia) 59. Crawford 426/1. RBW 1525. Sydenham 879. Rare. Nicely toned and with a historically significant reverse. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 520 CHF
Starting Price: 160 CHF
Lot 81
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.74 g, 5 h), Rome. Diademed, laureate and draped bust of Venus to right. Rev. Three military trophies; to left, jug; to right, lituus; in exergue, monogram of FAVSTVS. Babelon (Cornelia) 63. Crawford 426/3. Sydenham 884. Lightly toned and with an attractive large bust of Venus. Struck on a heavy flan adjusted by clipping; and with some striking flatness, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 125 CHF
Lot 82
Q. Cassius Longinus, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.24 g, 8 h), Rome. Q CASSIVS LIBERT Head of Libertas to right. Rev. The temple of Vesta; to left, urn; to right, tabella (voting tablet) inscribed AC (Absolvo Condemno). Babelon (Cassia) 8. Crawford 428/2. Sydenham 918. Nicely toned. With some marks and struck off center on both sides, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 83
P. Fonteius P.f. Capito, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.96 g, 6 h), Rome. P • FONTEIVS • P • F • CAPITO • III • VIR Helmeted bust of Mars to right. Rev. • FO • TR • MIL Cavalryman to right. Babelon (Fonteia) 1. Crawford 429/1. Sydenham 900. Nicely toned. Struck slightly off center on both sides, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 190 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 84
P. Licinius Crassus M.f, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 10 h), Rome. S.C Laureate and diademed head of Venus to right. Rev. P CRASSVS M F Female figure (Roma?) standing facing, holding spear in her left hand and leading a horse left by bridle held in her right; at her feet, cuirass and shield. Babelon (Licinia) 18. Crawford 430/1. Sydenham 929. Lustrous and sharp. Areas on the obverse and reverse flatly struck, and with numerous hairline scratches on obverse and reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 360 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 85
Cn. Plancius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.09 g, 11 h), Rome. CN PLANCIVS AED CVR S C Female head (the personification of Macedonia) to right, wearing causia, pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Cretan goat standing to right; behind, bow and quiver. Babelon (Plancia) 1. Crawford 432/1. Sydenham 933. Toned. Some minor die rust and marks, otherwise. Nearly extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 180 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
Lot 86
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.48 g, 3 h), Rome. BRVTVS Bearded head of L. Junius Brutus (Cos 509) to right. Rev. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala to right. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Nicely toned. Scuffs on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 460 CHF
Starting Price: 250 CHF
Lot 87
Q. Pompeius Rufus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.85 g, 6 h), Rome. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala (Cos 88) to right. Rev. SVLLA.COS Bare head of Sulla (Cos 88) to right. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Toned, and with a good portrait of Sulla. Grafitti and marks on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 88
Q. Sicinius, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.92 g, 5 h), Rome. FORT P.R Diademed head of Fortuna to right. Rev. III. - VIR / Q.SICINIVS Filleted palm branch and winged caduceus in saltire; above the crossing, wreath. Babelon (Sicinia) 5. Crawford 440/1. Sydenham 938. Bright, sharp and nicely toned. Slightly double struck, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 400 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
Lot 89
Man. Acilius Glabrio, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.10 g, 6 h), Rome. SALVTIS (upwards) Laureate head of Salus to right. Rev. MN ACILIVS III VIR VALETV Valetudo standing left. Babelon (Acilia) 8. Crawford 442/1a. CRI 16. Sydenham 922. Attractively toned and sharp. Some areas of flatness, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 50 CHF
Lot 90
Man. Acilius Glabrio, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.02 g, 10 h), Rome. SALVTIS (barely visible but downwards) Large aureate head of Salus to right; in field to right, punchmark S. Rev. MN ACILIVS III VIR VALETV Valetudo standing left. Babelon (Acilia) 8. Crawford 442/1b. CRI 16a. Sydenham 922. Attractively toned. Struck on a short flan, with a punchmark and some scrapes on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 150 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 91
Q. Sicinius and C. Coponius, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.85 g, 5 h), mint travelling with Pompey in the East. Q.SICINIVS III VIR Diademed head of Apollo to right; below, star of six rays. Rev. C COPONIVS.PR.S.C. Club of Hercules supporting lion skin with head in profile; to left and right, arrow and bow. Babelon (Sicinia) 1. Crawford 444/1a. CRI 3. Sydenham 939. Very attractively toned and well-centered. Traces of corrosion under the toning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 300 CHF
Starting Price: 60 CHF
Lot 92
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.03 g, 9 h), Rome. Bearded male head to right, his hair straggling out behind him; cloak around neck and Gallic shield behind. Rev. L.HOSTILIVS / SAS[...] 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. Babelon (Hostilia) 2. Crawford 448/2. CRI 18. Sydenham 952. Rare and interesting, with a fine 'portrait'. Struck on a short flan, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 2200 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
Lot 93
L. Hostilius Saserna, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.08 g, 6 h), Rome. Bare head of a Gallic woman to right, with long disheveled hair; behind, carnyx; in field to right, 3 test cuts. Rev. L.HOSTILIVS / SASERNA Artemis (Diana) standing facing, holding stag with her right hand and spear with her left. Babelon (Hostilia) 4. Crawford 448/3. CRI 19. Sydenham 953. Nicely toned and well struck. Three minor pock marks on the obverse. Good very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 94
C. Vibius C.f. C.n. Pansa Caetronianus, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.02 g, 4 h), Rome. PANSA Mask of bearded Pan to right, adorned with berries and with pedum behind. Rev. C.VIBIVS.C.F.C.N / IOVIS.AXVR Jupiter seated left. Babelon (Vibia) 19. Crawford 449/1b. CRI 20a. Sydenham 948. Toned. Two scratches on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 750 CHF
Starting Price: 40 CHF
Lot 95
Julius Caesar, late spring - early summer 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.17 g, 5 h), mint moving with Caesar. Female head to right (Clementia?), wearing an oak wreath, pendant ear-ring and pearl necklace; her hair bound into a jeweled bun at the back; behind, LII (= 52 = Caesar’s age). Rev. CAE - SAR Trophy of Gallic arms; on right, axe surmounted by a wolf’s head. Babelon (Julia) 26. BMCRR 3955. Crawford 452/2. CRI 11. Sydenham 1009. Toned. About extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 640 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 96
Julius Caesar, 47-46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.88 g, 7 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. 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. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. Nicely toned and attractive. Reverse struck slightly off centre, otherwise, good very fine.
Hammer Price: 600 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
Lot 97
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and P. Licinius Crassus, 47-46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.05 g, 1 h), North Africa. Q·METEL· PIVS – SCIPIO·IMP Lion-headed Genius Terrae Africae standing facing, holding ankh in her right hand; to left and right of her head, G.T. - A. Rev. P·CRASSVS·IVN – LEG PRO·PR Victory standing l., holding caduceus and shield. Babelon (Caecilia) 51, (Licinia) 21. Crawford 460/4. CRI 43. Sydenham 1050. Very rare. Toned. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 4600 CHF
Starting Price: 450 CHF
Lot 98
Mn. Cordius Rufus, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.97 g, 8 h), Rome. RVFVS III VIR Jugate heads of Dioscuri to right, wearing laureate pilei. Rev. MN CORDIVS Venus standing left, holding scales in her right hand and scepter in her left; on her shoulders, Cupid. Babelon (Cordia) 2. Crawford 463/1b. CRI 63. Sydenham 976. Toned and sharp. Both sides slightly off center, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 130 CHF
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Lot 99
T. Carisius, 46 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.01 g, 9 h), Rome. Head of the sibyl Herophile to right. Rev. T.CARISIVS / III.VIR Sphinx seated to right. Babelon (Carisia) 10. Crawford 464/1. CRI 49. Sydenham 983. Nicely toned and attractive. Some areas of flatness on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.
Hammer Price: 700 CHF
Starting Price: 100 CHF
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