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Lot 80

Estimate: -   |   Starting price: 160 CHF Price realized: 520 CHF
Faustus Cornelius Sulla, 56 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.91 g, 6 h), Rome. FAVSTVS Diademed and draped bust of Diana to right. Rev. FELIX Sulla seated left on platform, extending his right hand to Bocchus, king of Mauretania, who kneels to right before him and holds a palm branch in his right hand; to right, figure of the defeated king Jugurtha of Numidia, kneeling to left, his hands bound behind his back. Babelon (Cornelia) 59. Crawford 426/1. RBW 1525. Sydenham 879. Rare. Nicely toned and with a historically significant reverse. Very fine.
From the collection of W. F. Stoecklin, Amriswil, Switzerland, acquired prior to 1975.

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