The Roman Republic
Estimate: 3'000 CHF
Starting price: 2'400 CHF
Price realized: 4'250 CHF
C. Memmius C.f. Denarius, Roma 56, AR 3.47 g.
Description: C·MEMMI·C·F· – QVIRINVS Laureate head of Quirinus r. Rev. MEMMIVS·AED· CERIALIA·PREIMVS·FECIT Ceres seated r., holding torch in l. hand and corn-ear in r.; at her feet, snake. References: Babelon Memmia 9
Crawford 427/2. Condition: In exceptional state of preservation, undoubtedly among the finest specimens known. Struck on a broad flan and perfectly centred. Good extremely fine Provenance: NAC sale 59, 2011, 801
Ira & Larry Goldberg sale 80, 2014, 3058.