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Lot 14

Estimate: 3'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'800 CHF Price realized: 3'800 CHF
The Roman Republic
The Bellum Sociale. Denarius, Bovianum (?) circa 89 (?), AR 4.06 g.
Description: Laureate head of Italia l.; behind, viteliú retrograde in Oscan characters. Rev. Soldier in helmet and cloak, standing facing, head r., holding reversed spear; his l. foot is placed on a Roman standard; by his side, on r., recumbent bull. References: Sydenham 627
Campana 141 (D97 / R118) (this coin illustrated)
Historia Numorum Italy 407 Condition: Struck on an unusually good metal and with a delightful old cabinet tone. Extremely fine Provenance: Naville sale V, 1923, 127
Gemini sale V, 2009, 226
Gorny & Mosch sale 211, 2013, 507
From the Duplicates of the British Museum

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