|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1291. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $1100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Moneyer Issues] M. Volteius M. f. L.
78 BC. AR Denarius (3.87 g, 7h). Rome mint. Head of Bacchus (or Liber) right, wearing ivy-wreath, and long hair in locks / M. VOLTEI. M. F in exergue, Ceres driving a biga of snakes right, holding a lighted torch in each hand; plumb-bob behind. Crawford 385/3; Sydenham 776; Kestner 3253 (same dies); BMCRR Rome 3160; Volteia 3. EF, medium gray and iridescent toning, tiny flan flaw on reverse in exergue. Exceptional strike for the issue. ($1000)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.