|Triton XX, Lot: 500. Estimate $500.
Sold for $2750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
152 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.41 g, 6h). 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; L. SA(VF) below; ROMA on tablet in exergue. Crawford 204/1; Sydenham 384; Saufeia 2; Kestner 1957-87; BMCRR Rome 834; RBW 874. EF, deep iridescent toning.
From the Archer M. Huntington Collection, ANS 1001.1.25394.