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Lot 6

Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
The Bellum Sociale. Denarius, mint moving with C. Paapius (in Campania?) circa 90, AR 3.46 g. Helmeted and draped bust of Mars r., bowl decorated with plume; behind, viteliú in Oscan characters. Rev. Oath-taking scene: four soldiers, two on each side, pointing their swords at pig held by kneeling youth; in exergue, c.paapii.c retrograde in Oscan characters. Sydenham 637. SNG Lockett 59. Campana 83. Historia Numorum Italy 425. RBW 1225.
Very rare. Struck on a very broad flan and exceptionally complete,
lovely old cabinet tone and extremely fine
Ex NAC sale 51, 2009, 17.

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