Artistic Head of Janus
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 512. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $950. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
225-212 BC. AR Didrachm or Quadrigatus (6.69 g, 7h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Janus; slight L
truncation / ROMA incuse on raised tablet in exergue, Jupiter, holding thunderbolt in right hand and scepter in left, in fast quadriga driven right by Victory. Crawford 28/3; Hersh, Quadrigatus
-; Sydenham 64; cf. Kestner 90-95; cf. BMCRR Romano-Campanian 78; RSC 23. Good VF, light gray and iridescent toning. Artistic style.