Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius, 81 BC. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.87 g, 8 h), military mint traveling with Sulla’s army in northern Italy. Diademed head of Pietas to right; to right, stork standing right. Rev. IMPER Jug and lituus; all within laurel wreath. Babelon (Caecilia) 44. Crawford 374/2. Sydenham 750. Lightly toned and clear. Some striking faults, otherwise, about extremely fine.
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Starting price: 75 CHF
Price realized: 185 CHF
From the collection of W. F. Stoecklin, Amriswil, Switzerland, acquired from Münzen und Medaillen AG in Basel prior to 1975.