|Triton XX, Lot: 505. Estimate $500.
Sold for $325. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
130 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.94 g, 6h). Rome mint. Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet ornamented with griffin’s head, visor in three pieces and peaked, earring, and pearl necklace, hair falling in three locks; M • (VAR) G behind, mark of value below chin / Jupiter driving triumphal quadriga right, holding palm frond in right hand and thunderbolt in left; ROMA in exergue. Crawford 257/1; Sydenham 507; Vargunteia 1; Kestner 2314-5; BMCRR Rome 1068-9; RBW 1048. EF, toned, some hairlines and deposits.
From the Kallman Collection, purchased from Freeman & Sear. Ex A. Lynn Collection.