Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 94   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 22





Estimate: 15'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 12'000 CHF Price realized: 24'000 CHF
The Roman Republic
Imperatorial Issues
M. Aemilius Lepidus and C. Caesar Octavianus. Denarius, Italy 42, AR 3.80 g. LEPIDVS·PONT·MAX – III·V·R·P·C Bare head of M. Lepidus r. Rev. CAESAR·IMP (ligate)·III· – VIR·R·P·C Bare head of Octavian r. Babelon Aemilia 35 and Julia 71. C 2. Sydenham 1323a. Sear Imperators 140. Woytek Arma et Nummi p. 558. Crawford 495/2a.
Very rare and among the finest specimens known. Struck on unusually fine metal
and with a magnificent old cabinet tone. Minor areas of weakness,
otherwise about extremely fine
Ex Baldwin’s 55, 2008, EJW Hildyard, 2004 and Triton XVI, 2013, 965 sales.

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