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Triton XV, Lot: 1470. Estimate $500.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

L. Censorinus. 82 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 4.05 g, 3h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right / The satyr Marsyas, nude but for buskins on his feet, standing left, gazing upwards, raising right hand and holding with left hand a wineskin over left shoulder; behind him, tall column surmounted by statue of draped figure (Minerva?); L • CENSOR to left. Crawford 363/1d; Sydenham 737; Kestner 3154-5; BMCRR Rome 2657-9; Marcia 24. EF, toned, an area of minor porosity. Bold strike from fresh dies.

From the Deyo Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 40 (with Numismatica Ars Classica, 4 December 1996), lot 1266.