The Roman Republic
Estimate: 350 CHF
Starting price: 280 CHF
Price realized: 550 CHF
Pub. Lentulus Marceli f. Denarius, Roma 100, AR 3.90 g.
Description: Bust of Hercules r., seen from behind, with lion's skin over shoulder and club over far shoulder. In l. field, shield and below, ROMA. Rev. Roma standing facing, holding spear, crowned by male figure standing l., holding cornucopiae in l. hand; in centre field, ω. In exergue, LENT·MAR·F. All within laurel wreath References: Babelon Cornelia 24
Crawford 329/1a Condition: Wonderful old cabinet tone and extremely fine Provenance: NAC sale 72, 2013, JD collection, 462