|Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 802. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 17 September 2008.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
After 211 BC. Æ As (35.42 g, 3h). Sextantal standard. Uncertain mint. Laureate head of bearded Janus; I (mark of value) above / Prow of galley right; I (mark of value) above. Crawford 56/2 (citing 88 specimens in Paris); Sydenham 143. VF, green patina, traces of earthen deposits. Simplistic style.
From Collection V.C.
The style on this example is more simplistic than usual, resembling other bronze issues attributed to mints in central Italy.