× Bidding has ended on this item.

Overstruck on Rhegion

Lot 400: Anonymous [Grain-ear]. 214-212 B.C. Æ sextans. Uncertain mint in Sicily.

AUCTION:  Triskeles - Auction 17 (Auction 320)

Listing Image
  • Sold Winning Bid: $255
  • 10 Bid(s)
Description

Anonymous [Grain-ear]. 214-212 B.C. Æ sextans (23 mm, 7.67 g, 12 h). Uncertain mint in Sicily. Head of Mercury right, wearing winged petasos; above, two pellets / ROMA above, prow of galley right; above, grain ear; below, two pellets. Crawford 42/3; Sydenham -; BMCRR -. Overstruck on a tripod bronze of Rhegion. Brown patina. Very fine.

A duplicate from the RBW Collection of Roman Republican Coins. Ex Vecchi 11 (4 December 1998), 197.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: Barry P. Murphy
  • Lot #: 400
  • Listing #: 177250
  • Closed: Friday, September 16, 2016 7:13:00 PM CT
  • Estimate: $100