|279, Lot: 202. Estimate $200.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 225-217 BC. Æ Aes Grave Sextans (33mm, 41.38 g, 12h). Libral standard. Rome mint. Head of Mercury left, wearing winged petasus; •• (mark of value) below; all on a raised disk / Prow of galley right; •• (mark of value) below. Crawford 35/5; Thurlow & Vecchi 55; Haeberlin pl. 18, 10-21; HN Italy 341. Near VF, dark green patina, earthen encrustation, a few light cleaning marks on reverse.
From the Bruce R. Brace Collection.