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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 506. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHRYGIA, Eumenea as Fulvia . Circa 41-40 BC. Æ 20mm (6.10 gm). Draped bust of Fulvia as winged Nike right / [F]OULOUIANWN right, Athena advancing left, holding spear in right hand, shield on left arm; magistrate ZMERTORIGOS son of FILWNIDOU. RPC I 3139; SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Phrygia pg. 213, 20; SNG von Aulock -; Laffaille -. Good VF, dark green patina under earthen encrustation. Rare. ($300)

The city name of Eumenea in Phrygia was changed to Fulvia on the occasion of Mark Antony's journey to the east in 41 BC. Fulvia was to die in the next year, hence this was a short-lived coinage.