Estimate: 100 CHF
Price realized: 225 CHF
L. Cupiennus. Denarius 147, AR 3.82 g. Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, cornucopia; before, X. Rev. The Dioscuri galloping r.; below, L CVP; in exergue, ROMA. Babelon Cupiennia 1. Sydenham 436. RBW 937. Crawford 218/1.
Superb old cabinet tone, an attempt at piercing on reverse field and a
few minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine / good very fine
Ex Sotheby's sale 4 November 1982, Duke of Northumberland, 241 (part of).