The Roman Republic
Estimate: 3'000 CHF
Starting price: 2'400 CHF
Price realized: 4'500 CHF
Q. Sicinius and C. Coponius. Denarius, mint moving with Pompey 49, AR 3.95 g. Q·SICINIVS – III·VIR Head of Apollo r., hair tied with band; below, star. Rev. C·COPONIVS – PR·S·C Club upright on which hangs lion’s skin with head r.; in l. field, arrow and in r. field, bow. Babelon Sicinia 1 and Coponia 1. Sydenham 939. Sear Imperators 3. RBW 1558. Crawford 444/1a.
In exceptional condition for the issue. A portrait of fine style struck and perfectly
centred on a very broad flan, wonderful iridescent tone and extremely fine
Ex NGSA V, 2008, 191 and Triton XVI, 2013, 860 sales.
This coin is simply stunning. MSG.