Estimate: 250 CHF
Price realized: 700 CHF
Q. Metellus Scipio and Eppius Legatus. Denarius, Africa 47-46, AR 3.76 g. Q·METELL – SCIPIO·IMP Laureate head of Africa r., wearing elephant skin headdress; in r. field, ear of corn and below, plough. Rev. EPPIVS – LEG·F·C Hercules standing facing with r. hand on hip and resting l. on club draped with lion's skin. Babelon Caecilia 50 and Eppia 1. Sydenham 1051. Sear Imperators 44. RBW 1605. Crawford 461/1.
Struck in high relief and with a wonderful old cabinet tone. About extremely fine