|Triton XIV, Lot: 576. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
115-114 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.77 g, 10h). Rome mint. Head of Roma right, wearing crested and winged helmet, visor in one piece and peaked, single drop earring, pearl necklace, hair falling in two locks down neck, another under her chin; X (mark of value) behind, ROMA below / Roma seated right on shields and leaning with left hand on spear; before her, she-wolf standing right, head reverted, suckling the Twins (Romulus and Remus); helmet at Roma’s feet; on either side, a bird flying toward her. Crawford 287/1; Sydenham 530; Kestner 2478-81; BMCRR Italy 562-5; RSC (Anonymous) 176. EF, deeply toned, minor porosity on obverse.