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25 October 2011
Zunfthaus zur Saffran, Zürich
Estimate: 12000 CHFHammer Price: 15500 CHF
Lot 214

The Social War. Coinage of the Marsic Confederation. 90-88 BC. Denarius (Silver, 3.91 g 10), Bovianum, 89. Viteliu (in Oscan) Laureate head of Italia to left, wearing pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. Soldier, wearing helmet and robes, standing facing, his head to right, holding a reversed spear in his right hand and with his left foot on a Roman standard; to right, recumbant bull facing, head turned to left; in exergue, >. Campana 124. HN III, 407. Sydenahm 627. Rare. Very attractively toned. Extremely fine.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 51, 5 March 2009, 18, Numismatica Ars Classica 29, 11 May 2005, 334, Leu Numismatics 83, 6 May 2002, 603 and Münzen und Medaillen 79, 28 February 1994, 5.

An unusually fine example of this very rare coinage. After the revolt ended the Romans seem to have done their best to recall and melt down all of the coins used by the rebels.

Online bidding closes: 25 Oct 2011 00:00:00 CEST Current Date & Time: 6 Jul 2022 22:28:57 CEST Remaining Time: Closed Hammer price:15500 CHF

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