|Triton XX, Lot: 499. Estimate $500.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
155 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.77 g, 9h). Rome mint. Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet, ornamented with griffin’s head; the visor in three pieces and peaked; wearing triple-drop earring and pearl necklace, hair arranged in three symmetrical locks; X (mark of value) to left / Victory driving galloping biga right, holding reins in left hand and whip in right; NAT below; ROMA on tablet in exergue. Crawford 200/1; Sydenham 382; Pinaria 2; Kestner 1916-17; BMCRR Rome 756; RBW 859. EF, deep iridescent toning.
From the Archer M. Huntington Collection, ANS 1001.1.22563.