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Lot 19

Estimate: 6'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'800 CHF Price realized: 15'000 CHF
L. Aemilius Buca. Denarius 44, AR 3.88 g. L·BVCA Diademed head of Venus r. Rev. Sulla reclining on rock l.; on r., Luna descending from mountain and behind, Victory with spread wings holding staff in raised r. hand. Babelon Aemilia 12. Sydenham 1064. Sear Imperators 164. RBW 1677. Crawford 480/1.
Very rare. Struck on a very broad flan and with a lovely light iridescent tone.
An almost invisible graffito on obverse and a minor area of weakness
on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine

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