|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 957. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
38-37 BC. AR Denarius (3.78 g, 3h). Uncertain Sicilian mint. The Pharos of Messana surmounted by statue of Neptune standing right, holding trident and rudder, left foot on prow; in foreground, galley left, aquila on prow, scepter in stern / The monster Scylla, wielding a rudder as a club. Crawford 511/4a; CRI 335; Sydenham 1348; RSC 2. VF, attractive old gray and iridescent toning, obverse struck off center on an oval flan, areas of flatness.