Q. Cassius Longinus.
|Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 796. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006.
Sold For $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
55 BC. AR Denarius (3.79 g, 7h). Rome mint. Head of Bonus Eventus (or Genius Populi Romani?) right; scepter behind / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt; lituus on left, capis on right. Crawford 428/3; Sydenham 916; Cassia 7. Near EF, gray toning with iridescent highlights, a short scratch under nose.
From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.