Davissons Ltd.
Auction 42  1 Mar 2023
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Lot 158

Estimate: 1500 USD
Price realized: 1200 USD
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ROMAN IMPERATORIAL. L. Plautius Plancus. 47 B.C. AR denarius. 3.62 gm. 17 mm. Rome mint. Head of Medusa facing with disheveled hair, coiled snake to either side; L PLAVTIVS / Winged Aurora flying right, head slightly left, holding reins and conducting the four rearing horses of the Sun; PLANCVS. CRI 29. Crawford 453/1a. Sydenham 959. RSC Plautia 15. RBW 1583. Near Extremely Fine; beautiful cabinet toning; exceptionally well centered on a broad flan; small banker's mark on obverse on small area of weaker strike in hair. Superb style, an exceptional example of the type.

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