|279, Lot: 201. Estimate $200.
Sold for $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 225-217 BC. Æ Aes Grave Quadrans (38mm, 57.15 g, 12h). Libral standard. Rome mint. Head of Hercules left, wearing lion skin; ••• (mark of value) behind; all on a raised disk / Prow of galley right; ••• (mark of value) below; all on a raised disk. Crawford 35/4; Thurlow & Vecchi 54; Haeberlin pl. 18, 1-9; HN Italy 340. Fine, dark green and brown patina, minor roughness, casting pit above prow.
From the Bruce R. Brace Collection.