Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 94   |   6 October 2016 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 61

Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF ---
The Roman Empire
Octavian, as Augustus 27 BC – 14 AD
P. Petronius Turpilianus. Denarius circa 19 BC, AR 3.96 g. TVRPILIANVS IIIVIR / FERON Diademed and draped bust of Feronia r. Rev. CAESAR AVGVSTVS SIGN RECE Bareheaded Parthian warrior kneeling r., holding in outstretched r. hand standard marked X and adorned with vexillum. C 484. BMC 14. RIC 288. CBN 127.
Wonderful iridescent tone and good extremely fine
Privately purchased from Ed Waddell.

One more issue in this sale related to the Parthian standards. A nice coin with the fully detailed ”X” for the tenth legion, whose standards were lost by Crassus. MSG.

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