|Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1353. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2006.
Sold For $410. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
32-31 BC. AR Denarius (3.73 g, 10h). Italian mint, possibly Rome. Diademed head of Venus right, wearing necklace / Octavian advancing left, extending arm and holding transverse spear. RIC I 251; CRI 397; RSC 70. VF, old gray and iridescent toning, tiny marks on both sides under tone, a minor edge bump, and edge test mark.
From the Marc Poncin Collection. Ex William C. Boyd Collection (Baldwin's 42, 26 September 2005), lot 183, with his original ticket (numbered 11); Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge (8 April 1895), lot 141 (part of).