obolos 17
20. December 2020
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Lot 556
Anonymous, Circa 240 BC. Semis (Bronze, 52 mm, 125.70 g, 4 h), Rome. Head of Minerva to left, wearing crested Corinthian helment; below, S. Rev. Female head to left; behind, sickle; below, S. Crawford 25/5. HN III 301. ICC 49. Dark green and brown patina. About very fine.
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Lot 557
Rome. Anonymous, Circa 230 BC. Dilitron (Bronze, 20 mm, 6.06 g, 6 h). Head of youthful Hercules to right, wearing lion's skin headdress; along neck truncation, club. Rev. ROMA Pegasus with curved wing flying to right; above, club. Crawford 27/3. HN III 316. Sydenham 23a. Brown patina. Scattered light pitting, some chipping of patina along edges. Very fine.
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Lot 558
Anonymous, Circa 217-215 BC. Semuncia (Bronze, 20 mm, 5.51 g, 2 h), Rome. Draped bust of Cybele (?) to right, wearing mural crown. Rev. ROMA Rider, holding whip, on horse galloping to right. Crawford 39/5. Sydenham 97. Dark green patina. Scratch on obverse, pit on reverse, otherwise, nearly very fine.
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Lot 559
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21.5 mm, 3.78 g, 3 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, jug; below chin, X. Rev. SEX P[OM 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 235/1a. Sydenham 461. Lightly toned. Fresh scratch on obverse, flan flaw on reverse edge, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 560
Sex. Pompeius Fostlus, 137 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 1 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. Attractive old collection toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 561
Publius Calpurnius, 133 BC. Denarius (Silver, 21 mm, 3.76 g, 5 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind, denomination mark. Rev. P · CALP / ROMA Venus, holding reins in right hand and whip in left, driving galloping biga right; above, Victory flying left, crowning Venus with wreath. Crawford 247/1; Sydenham 468; Calpurnia 2. Babelon (Calpurnia) 2. Crawford 247/1. Sydenham 468. Lightly toned and nicely centered. Good fine.
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Lot 562
Q. Fabius Labeo, 124 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 10 h), Rome. LABEO ROMA Helmeted head of Roma to right; below low chin denomination mark. Rev. Q · FABI Jupiter, raising thunderbolt in right hand and holding scepter in left, driving galloping quadriga to right; below horses' hooves, prow left. Babelon (Fabia) 1. Crawford 273/1. Sydenham 532. Wonderful old cabinet tone, good centering and strike. Good very fine.
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Lot 563
P. Nerva, 113-112 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.90 g, 9 h), Rome. ROMA Helmeted bust of Roma to left, holding spear over far shoulder and shield decorated with a horseman charging left on left shoulder; above, crescent; in left field, mark of value. 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 interesting type depicting Roman citizens voting. Light porosity and scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 564
C. Claudius Pulcher, 110-109 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.89 g, 1 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. C · PVLCHER Victory driving galloping biga right. Babelon, (Claudia) 1. Crawford 300/1. Sydenham 569. Very fine.
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Lot 565
M. Herennius, 108-107 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.83 g, 10 h), Rome. PIE(TA)S Diademed head of Pietas to right; below chin, R. Rev. M · HERENNI One of the Catanaean brothers running right, bearing his father on his shoulders; in right field, C. Babelon, (Herennia) 1. Crawford 308/1a. Sydenham 567. Toned. Some peck marks and scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 566
L. Thorius Balbus, 105 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 2 h), Rome. I · S · M · R Head of Juno Sospita to right, wearing goat's skin headdress. Rev. L · THORIVS / BALBV[S] Bull charging right; above, D. Babelon (Thoria) 1. Crawford 316/1. Sydenham 598. Toned. Good fine.
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Lot 567
Lucius Appuleius Saturninus, 104 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.95 g, 6 h), Rome. Rome mint. Helmeted head of Roma to left; behind, C. Rev. L · S(AT) Helmeted head of Roma to left. Babelon (Appuleia) 2. Crawford 317/1. Sydenham 579. Lightly toned and well centered. Minor deposits, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 568
Q. Thermus M.f, 103 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.88 g, 10 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 their right hand and a shield on their left arm; the one on the left protects a fallen comrade, the other wears horned helmet. Babelon, (Minucia) 19. Crawford 319/1. Sydenham 592. Good very fine.
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Lot 569
C. Fabius C.f. Hadrianus, 102 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.97 g, 10 h), Rome. Veiled and turreted head of Cybele right; behind, •X•. Rev. C• FABI• C• F Victory driving galloping biga right; below, stork standing right. Babelon, (Fabia) 15. Crawford 322/1a. Sydenham 589. Lightly toned. Mount marks on the edge at 9-10h, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 570
D. Silanus L.f, 91 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.95 g, 12 h), Rome. Helmeted head of Roma to right; behind M. Rev. D · SILANVS L F / ROMA Victory in biga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, uncertain number. Babelon, (Junia) 15. Crawford 337/3. Sydenham 646. A fine example; well centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 571
C. Vibius C.f. Pansa, 90 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.87 g, 1 h), Rome. PANSA Laureate head of Apollo to right; below chin, star . Rev. C · VIBIVS · C · F Minerva driving galloping quadriga left, holding spear and reins in right hand, trophy over shoulder in left. Babelon, (Vibia) 3. Crawford 342/4b. Sydenham 685. Very fine.
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Lot 572
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BC. Quinarius (Silver, 14 mm, 2.16 g, 8 h), Rome. M C(AT)O Head of Liber to right, wearing ivy-wreath; D below. Rev. Victory seated right, holding patera in her right hand and palm-branch in her left; in exergue, VICTRIX. Babelon (Porcia) 7a. Crawford 343/2b. King 46. Sydenham 597. Well-centered and nicely toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 573
Gargilius, Ogulnius, and Vergilius, 86 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.10 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo right; below, thunderbolt. Rev. Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and reins in left, driving galloping quadriga to right. Crawford 350A/2. Sydenham 723. Bright silver. Very fine.
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Lot 574
L. Julius Bursio, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.85 g, 6 h), Rome. Male head to right, with the attributes of Apollo, Mercury and Neptune, trident at shoulder; behind, vessel. Rev. [L · IV]LI · BVRSIO Victory in quadriga right, holding reins in her left hand and wreath in her right; above, :N. Babelon, (Julia) 5b. Crawford 352/1c. Sydenham 728c. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 575
Mn. Fonteius C.f, 85 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.78 g, 5 h), Rome. (MN) FO(NT)EI C F laureate head of Vejovis 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) 11. Crawford 353/1d. Sydenham 724b. Well centered. Light porosity and thin flan crack, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 576
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.93 g, 4 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, C; below chin, uncertain symbol. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but mostly off flan on this coin, number. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 577
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.02 g, 1 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; below chin, Z(?). Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field, CCCCXXXIIII. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1a. Crawford 361/1b. Sydenham 738. Planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 578
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 3.78 g, 4 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, uncertain letter; below chin, thunderbolt. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field but off flan on this coin, number. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Lightly toned. Very fine.
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Lot 579
P. Crepusius, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.78 g, 5 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right, with scepter on his far shoulder; behind, I; below chin, uncertain symbol. Rev. P · CREPVSI Horseman to right, brandishing spear with his right hand; in left field, DIIII. Babelon, (Crepusia) 1. Crawford 361/1c. Sydenham 738a. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 580
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 19 mm, 3.76 g, 8 h), Rome. Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind, S · C. Rev. Q ·(ANT)O · B(AL)B / PR Victory driving galloping quadriga right, holding wreath in right hand, reins and palm branch in left; below horses, L. Babelon, (Antonia) 1. Crawford 364/1d. Sydenham 742b. Good solid strike and light toning. Good very fine.
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Lot 581
Q. Antonius Balbus, 83-82 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.93 g, 11 h). Laureate head of Jupiter to right; behind, S · C; below chin, C. Rev. Q ·(ANT)O · B(AL)B / [PR] Victory driving galloping quadriga right, holding wreath in right hand, reins and palm branch in left; below horses, L. Babelon, (Antonia) 1b. Crawford 364/1c; Sydenham 742a. Very fine.
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Lot 582
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 15.5 mm, 3.93 g, 11 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. Well centered and a desirable type. Very fine.
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Sulla Denarius
Lot 583
L. Sulla and L. Manlius Torquatus, 82 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 4.04 g, 8 h), mint moving with Sulla in Italy. L · MANLI - PRO · Q Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · SVLLA · I[M] 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. Well centered and attractive. Good very fine.
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Lot 584
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.85 g, 12 h), Rome. HISPAN Veiled head of Hispania to right. Rev. A · POST · A · F S · N · (AL)BIN Togate figure standing to left, with right hand saluting legionary eagle to left, left hand hidden in folds of toga; to right, fasces bound with axe. Babelon (Postumia) 8. Crawford 372/2. Sydenham 746. Wonderful old toning, well centered and struck. Tiny scratch on Hispania's cheek under the tone, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 585
A. Postumius A.f. Sp.n. Albinus, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 4.02 g, 6 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. Very fine.
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Lot 586
C. Marius C.f. Capito, 81 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 20 mm, 3.96 g, 12 h), Rome. CAPIT · XXXXIII 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, XXXXIII. Babelon (Maria) 9. Crawford 378/1c (citing a piece in Paris). Sydenham 744b. Nicely centered and lightly toned. Light scratch in obverse field, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 587
L. Procilius, 80 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.79 g, 3 h), Rome. S · C Laureate head of Jupiter to right. Rev. L · PROCILI / F Juno Sospita walking right, wearing goat's skin headdress, cloak and robes, hurling spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left; to right, serpent coiled to right. Babelon, (Procilia) 1.Crawford 379/1. Sydenham 771. Very fine.
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Lot 588
C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius Serratus (Silver, 18 mm, 3.84 g, 4 h), Rome. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, S · C. Rev. C · NÆ · B(AL)B Victory driving galloping triga right, holding reins in both hands; above, XV(?). Babelon, (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. Sydenham 769b. Lightly toned and well struck. Very fine.
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Lot 589
M. Volteius M.f., 78 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.92 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate and helmeted head of Attis to right; behind, winged caduceus. Rev. M VOLTEI M F Cybele, holding patera in right hand and reins in left, seated in chariot drawn by two lions to right; above, B. Babelon, (Volteia) 4. Crawford 385/4. Sydenham 777. Toned. Good very fine.
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Lot 590
L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.97 g, 6 h), Rome. FLAC Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · RVTILI Victory driving biga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in left. Babelon (Rutilia) 1. Crawford 387/1. Sydenham 780. Light scratches, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 591
L. Rutilius Flaccus, 77 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.17 g, 1 h), Rome. FLAC Helmeted head of Roma to right. Rev. L · RVTILI Victory driving biga to right, holding wreath in her right hand and reins in left. Babelon, (Rutilia) 1. Crawford 387/1. Sydenham 780. Attractively toned. Good very fine.
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Rainbow tone
Lot 592
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.89 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged Genius riding dolphin swimming to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Wonderful rainbow tone on the surfaces. Struck slightly off-centre, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.
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Lot 593
L. Lucretius Trio, 74 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.67 g, 6 h), Rome. Laureate head of Neptune to right; trident over his far shoulder. Rev. L LVCRETI / TRIO Winged Genius riding dolphin swimming to right. Babelon (Lucretia) 3. Crawford 390/2. Sydenham 784. Fine style. Flan fault and with an edge chip from 12 to 2h of the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 594
M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 69 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.77 g, 5 h), Rome. Draped female bust (Ceres?) to right, hair tied with veil and decorated with poppy-heads; behind, wand or scepter(?). Rev. [M · PL]AETORI CEST · EX · S C · Winged caduceus. Babelon (Plaetoria) 6. Crawford 405/3b. Sydenham 805. Lovely portrait. Lightly porous with a few small abrasions, striking weakness on reverse edge , otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Lot 595
L. Scribonius Libo, 62 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.82 g, 7 h), Rome. BON EVENT / LIBO Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rev. PVTEAL / SCRIBON garlanded well head decorated with two lyres and a hammer. Babelon (Scribonia) 8a. Crawford 416/1a. Sydenham 928. Well centered and struck. Light porosity and a scrape on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 596
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.88 g, 6 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR / EX S C / [R]EX ARETAS 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 HYPSAE / AED CVR / [CAPTV] / C HYPSAE COS / PREIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Nicely toned and centered. Very fine.
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Lot 597
M. Nonius Sufenas, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.82 g, 2 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. Struck on a broad flan; toned. about very fine.
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Lot 598
M. Aemilius Scaurus and Pub. Plautius Hypsaeus, 58 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 4.02 g, 2 h), Rome. M SCAVR / AED CVR // [E]X S C / [REX] ARET[AS] 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] HYPSAE / AED CVR // [C] HYPSAE COS / [P]REIVE Jupiter in quadriga to left, wielding thunderbolt in his right hand, holding reins with his left; below, scorpion to right. Babelon (Aemilia) 8, (Plautia) 8. Crawford 422/1b. Sydenham 913. Toned. Old scratch on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 599
L. Marcius Philippus, 57 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.69 g, 6 h), 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). Babelon (Marcia) 28. Crawford 425/1. Sydenham 919. An important architectural type. Scratches and minor porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 600
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 4.12 g, 9 h), Rome. S•C Head of youthful Hercules to right, wearing lion's skin headdress. Rev. Globe surrounded by four different wreaths, with the one above being the most elaborate; at the bottom, to left, aplustre and, to right, grain ear. Babelon (Cornelia) 62. Crawford 426/4b. Sydenham 883. Portrait of lovely style. Some marks and slighly off-centre obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 601
Q. Cassius Longinus, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.73 g, 1 h), Rome. Q · CASSIVS [VES]T Veiled head of Vesta to right. Rev. Curule chair within circular temple of Vesta; urn to left, voting tablet inscribed AC (Absolvo Condemno) to right. Babelon (Cassia) 9. Crawford 428/1. Sydenham 917. Very fine.
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Lot 602
P. Fonteius P.f. Capito, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.59 g, 1 h), Rome. P · FONTEIVS · CAPITO · III · VIR · CONCORDIA Diademed and draped head of Concordia to right. Rev. T · DIDI · VIL · PVB / IMP · The Villa Publica in the Campus Martius. Babelon (Fonteia) 18 and (Didia) 1. Crawford 429/2a. Sydenham 901. A couple of scratches on obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 603
P. Licinius Crassus M.f, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.75 g, 9 h), Rome. S · C Laureate and diademed head of Venus to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. 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. Old cabinet toning. Light scratches and some flatness, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 604
P. Licinius Crassus M.f, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.27 g, 12 h), Brockage, Rome. S · C Laureate and diademed head of Venus to right, wearing pendant earring and necklace. Rev. Inches impression of the obverse die. Babelon (Licinia) 18. Crawford 430/1. Sydenham 929. Toned and most attractive. A fascinating mint error! Good very fine.
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Lot 605
A. Plautius, 55 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.05 g, 5 h), Rome. [A · PLAV]TIVS AED · CVR · S · C Turreted 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. Minor porosity and a few light scrapes. Good very fine.
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Lot 606
Q. Servilius Caepio Brutus (M. Junius Brutus), 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.30 g, 6 h), Rome. LIBE[RTA]S Bare head of Libertas to right, wearing earring and pendant necklace. Rev. BRVTVS The consul L. Junius Brutus, preceded by an accensus, walking left between two lictors, each carrying an ax over his left shoulder. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/1. Sydenham 906a. Banker's mark, porous, otherwise, good fine.
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Lot 607
M. Junius Brutus, 54 BC. Denarius (Silver, 16.5 mm, 4.02 g, 4 h), Rome. BRVTVS Bearded head of the Consul L. Junius Brutus to right. Rev. AHALA Bearded head of C. Servilius Ahala to right. Babelon (Junia) 31. Crawford 433/2. Sydenham 907. Scrapes, otherwise, about very fine.
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Lot 608
Man. Acilius Glabrio, 49 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 4.03 g, 12 h), Rome. SALVTIS Large aureate head of Salus to right. Rev. MN ACILIVS III VIR VALETV Valetudo (Salus) standing to left, holding snake and leaning her left elbow on column. Babelon (Acilia) 8. Crawford 442/1b. CRI 16a. Sydenham 922. Bright and clear. Reverse struck off-centre, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 609
Julius Caesar, 49-48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17.5 mm, 3.49 g, 8 h), mint moving with Caesar in Northern Italy. CAESAR Elephant to right, trampling horned serpent. Rev. Priestly implements: culullus, aspergillum, ax with wolf’s head at the top, and apex. Babelon (Julia) 9. Crawford 443/1. CRI 9. Sydenham 1006. A collectible Caesar elephant denarius. Deposits and light marks, minor porosity, otherwise, good fine.
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Starting Price: 100 CHF
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Lot 610
Albinus Bruti f, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.52 g, 7 h), Rome. A POSTVMIVS COS Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus right. Rev. ALBINV BRVTI F in two lines within a wreath of grain ears. Babelon (Postumia) 14. Crawford 450/3b. CRI 27. Sydenham 943a. A nice, well centered and realistic portrait of the moneyer's ancestor. A few minor marks on obverse and a planchet flaw on reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 611
Albinus Bruti f, 48 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.86 g, 5 h), Rome. A · POSTVMIVS · COS Bare head of the consul Aulus Postumius Albinus to right. Rev. ALBINV / BRVTI · F in two lines within a wreath of grain ears tied at the top. Babelon (Postumia) 14. Crawford 450/3b. CRI 27. Sydenham 943a. Very attractively toned. A couple of bankers' marks or digs on obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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Lot 612
L. Plautius Plancus, 47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.71 g, 10 h), Rome. L PLAVTIVS Head of Medusa, facing, with coiled snake to either side. Rev. PLANCVS Victory (or winged Aurora) flying right, head turned slightly to the left, holding reins and conducting the four rearing horses of the Sun. Babelon (Plautia) 15. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. Unusually well centered and with a full reverse. With rough surfaces and marks on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 613
Julius Caesar, late 48-47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19.5 mm, 3.70 g, 7 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing necklace of pearls. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing to left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. Boldly struck. A few minor planchet flaws, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 614
Julius Caesar, late 48-47 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.54 g, 7 h), military mint traveling with Caesar in North Africa. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing necklace of pearls. Rev. CAESAR Aeneas advancing to left, holding palladium and bearing Anchises on his shoulder. Babelon (Julia) 10. Crawford 458/1. CRI 55. Sydenham 1013. Some marks and roughness, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 160 CHF
Starting Price: 150 CHF
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Lot 615
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and Eppius, 47-spring 46 BC. Plated Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.79 g, 11 h), military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa. Q · METEL [S]CIPIO · IMP Head of Africa to right, wearing elephant's skin headdress; in field to right, stalk of grain; below, plow. Rev. EPPIVS LEG · F · C Hercules standing facing, with his hand set on hip, leaning on club draped with lion's skin and set on rock. Babelon (Caecilia) 50. Crawford 461/1. CRI 44. Sydenham 1051. Bold strike and excellent centering. A touch of porosity noted on the high points, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 616
Julius Caesar, 46 BC. Aureus (Gold, 21 mm, 7.87 g, 5 h), 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. Clear and well-centered. Minor marks and abbrasions, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 2000 CHF
Starting Price: 2000 CHF
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Lot 617
P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.87 g, 9 h), Rome. Laureate head of Apollo to right with two coils of hair falling down neck; 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. A few light abrasions and minor porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 618
L. Mussidius Longus, 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.93 g, 2 h), Rome. CONCORDIA Diademed and veiled head of Concordia to right; below chin, crescent. Rev. L • MVSSIDIVS • LONGVS The shrine of Venus Cloacina inscribed CLOACIN: depicted is a low platform of galley-like form, with steps and a tripod to left, two statues of Venus at the center and a low column to right. Babelon (Mussidia) 6. Crawford 494/42c. CRI 188b. Sydenham 1093b. Well struck and centered. Small scratch on obverse edge. Good very fine.
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Lot 619
Brutus, early 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.84 g, 6 h), military mint travelling with Brutus, probably at Smyrna; struck under the legate P. Cornelius Lentulus Spinther. BRVTVS Axe, simpulum and knife. Rev. LENTVLVS / SPINT Jug and lituus. Crawford 500/7. CRI 198. Sydenham 1310. Slight die shift, otherwise, very fine.
Current Bid: 500 CHF
Starting Price: 500 CHF
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Lot 620
Brutus, spring - early summer 42 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20.5 mm, 3.77 g, 2 h), 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. Toned; struck on a broad -and slightly irregular- flan. Some uncleaned deposits and a chip on the reverse edge, otherwise, good very fine.
Current Bid: 200 CHF
Starting Price: 200 CHF
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Lot 621
Sextus Pompey, 42-40 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.64 g, 8 h), military mint in Sicily. [(MAG) · P]IVS · IM[P · ITER] Diademed and bearded head of Neptune to right, with his trident over his left shoulder. Rev. [PRAEF · CLAS · ET · ORÆ · (MAR)IT · EX · S · C Naval trophy set on an anchor and supported by a trident; at base, two heads of Scylla. Crawford 511/2b. CRI 333. RSC 1a. Sydenham 1347. Sharp strike. Off center and light porosity, otherwise, good very fine.
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Lot 622
Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.49 g, 4 h), military mint in Sicily. [MAG · PIVS · IMP · ITER] Bare head of Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. [PRAEF] / CLAS · ET · OR[Æ] / (MAR)IT · [EX · S · C] Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his right hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Struck on an oblong flan with striking and metal faults, and pitting, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 623
Sextus Pompey, 37-36 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18.5 mm, 3.53 g, 2 h), military mint in Sicily. MAG · PIVS · I[MP · ITE]R Bare head of Pompeius Magnus to right; behind, jug; before, lituus. Rev. [PRAEF] / CLAS · ET · ORÆ / (MAR)IT · EX · S · C Neptune standing left, holding aplustre in his right hand and with his right foot on a prow; to left and right, one of the Catanaean brothers bearing his parent on his shoulders. Babelon (Pompeia) 27. Crawford 511/3a. CRI 334. Sydenham 1344. Nice, bold portrait of Pompey. Minor roughness, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 624
Sextus Pompey. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 3.61 g, 3 h), military mint in Sicily, 38-36 BC. [MAG • PIVS •] IMP ITER The Pharos of Messana surmounted by a figure of Neptune, galley before. Rev. [PRAEF CLAS • ET • ORAE (MAR)]IT • EX • S • C Skylla, with two fish tails and three dogs' heads, attacking with a rudder to left. Crawford 511/4a. CRI 335. RSC 2. Sydenham 1348. Light porosity, otherwise, very fine.
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Lot 625
Octavian. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 3.35 g, 2 h), military mint traveling with Octavian in Italy, struck under the magistrate Q. Salvius, early 40 BC. [C · CAESA]R · III · VIR · R · P C Bare head of Octavian to right, with slight beard. Rev. [Q S]ALVIVS IMP COS [DESIG] Winged thunderbolt. Babelon (Julia) 92 and (Salvia) 1. BMCRR Gaul 86-88. Cohen 514. Crawford 523/1a. CRI 300. Sydenham 1326b. Sharp strike. Off center and with some edge chips, otherwise, very fine.
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Starting Price: 75 CHF
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