The Roman Empire
Estimate: 2'500 CHF
Starting price: 2'000 CHF
Price realized: 6'500 CHF
In the name of Agrippa
As after 37, Æ 10.39 g. M AGRIPPA L – F COS III Head l., wearing rostral crown. Rev. S – C Neptune, cloaked, standing l. holding small dolphin and trident. C 3. BMC Tiberius 161. RIC Gaius 58. CBN Gaius 78.
A superb portrait and a lovely brown tone, extremely fine
Ex Sotheby’s 17 February 1892, 385 and Baldwin’s 42, 2005, 227. From the William C. Boyd Collection. This type is relatively common but not in this condition. Really a stunningly nice portrait of Agrippa and with a nice provenance! MSG.