|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1288. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Moneyer Issues] C. Naevius Balbus.
79 BC. AR Serrate Denarius (4.14 g, 3h). Rome mint. Diademed head of Venus right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; S. C behind / [C.] NÆ. BALB in exergue, Victory driving galloping triga right; CXIIII above. Crawford 382/1b; Sydenham 769b; Kestner 3225 var. (control numeral); BMCRR Rome 2926 (same); Naevia 6. Superb EF, toned, colorful iridescent highlights. ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.