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Lot 88

Estimate: 1'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'200 CHF Price realized: 2'400 CHF
THE CIVIL WARS. THE CIVIL WARS, AD 68-70. Denarius, Spain. AR 3.64 g. BON EVENT Diademed head of Bonus Eventus r., the hair in the back in a chignon. Rev. ROM - RENASC Roma, wearing short tunica and helmet, standing r., holding eagle-tipped scepter in her l. hand, on her outstretched r. hand, Victoria l. on globe, crowning Roma. RIC 204, 9. BMC 291, 9. C. 396 (Galba). BN III, 23, 2. P.-H. Martin, Die anonymen Münzen des Jahres 68 n.Chr. (1974), 52 (this specimen mentioned).
Very rare. Nice old toning. Insignificant mark on obv. Extremely fine
Provenance: The Galba Collection G. Mazzini collection (Galba 177, 396 and pl. LXIII) "Guermantes" collection
Auction Leu Numismatics Ltd., Zurich 86 (2003),780.

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