|Sale: CNG 67, Lot: 1230. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 September 2004.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
32-31 BC. AR Legionary Denarius (3.59 gm). Patrae(?) mint. Galley right / LEG X, legionary aquila between two standards. Crawford 544/24; CRI 361; Sydenham 1228; RSC 38. Near EF, obverse slightly off center; light bankers' marks on reverse. ($500)
Formed in 59 BC, Legio X Gemina
served with Caesar in Gaul and Spain, and at Pharsalus, Thapsus, and Munda. Reconstituted in 44 BC by Lepidus, in the following year it joined Antony's forces, serving at Philippi in elsewhere in the East before Actium.