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Starting price: 1'200 USD
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ROMAN REPUBLIC. L. Hostilius Saserna. AR Denarius (3.93 gms), Rome Mint, ca. 48 B.C. NGC Ch EF★, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 5/5.
Cr-448/2; S-418; Syd-952. Head of Gallic warrior facing right, chain around neck, shield behind; Reverse: Nude Gallic warrior in biga driven right by charioteer. Slightly off-center strike. Lovely surfaces with attractive toning. Some sources consider this to be a portrait of Vercingetorix, the famed Gallic chieftain subdued by Julius Caesar during his Conquest of Gaul.