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Spring Sale 2021  10 May 2021
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Lot 1100

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Estimate: 350 CHF
Price realized: 1400 CHF

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Roman Republic.
Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and P. Licinius Crassus. Denarius, Africa 47-46, AR 3.72 g. CRASS·IVN – LEG·PRO·PR Turreted female head r.; above and below respectively, uncertain object and rostrum tridens. On l. and r. respectively, ear of corn and caduceus. Rev. METEL·[PIVS] – SCIP·IMP Trophy between lituus and jug. Babelon Caecilia 52 and Licinia 22. Sydenham 1049. Sear Imperators 42. RBW 1603. Crawford 460/3.
Very rare. Well centred on a full flan and with a lovely iridescent tone, banker's
mark on obverse and several light scratches, otherwise very fine

Ex Santamaria sale 4 June 1952, Signorelli part II, 728.
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