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Lot 407: Anonymous [Laurel branch]. 209-208 B.C. AR denarius. Uncertain mint in Sicily.

AUCTION:  Triskeles - Auction 17 (Auction 320)

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $210
  • 9 Bid(s)
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Anonymous [Laurel branch]. 209-208 B.C. AR denarius (18 mm, 3.91 g, 5 h). Uncertain mint in Sicily. Helmeted head of Roma right; behind, laurel branch; below chin, X / ROMA within liner border in exergue, the Dioscuri riding right, each holding spear; above, two stars. Crawford 76/1a; Sydenham 201; RSC 20t. Deep reddish-grey tone. Good metal. Good very fine.

A duplicate from the RBW Collection of Roman Republican Coins. Purchased privately from Tom Cederlind, 10 December 1993, for $200.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: Barry P. Murphy
  • Lot #: 407
  • Listing #: 177257
  • Closed: Friday, September 16, 2016 7:15:20 PM CT
  • Estimate: $150