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610297
Sale: CNG 61, Lot: 297. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 September 2002. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PHRYGIA, Eumenea as Fulvia. Circa 41-40 BC. Æ 17mm (4.83 gm). Draped bust of Fulvia as winged Nike right / [F]OULOUI/ANWN/ZMEPTOPI right, legend in three lines within ivy-wreath. RPC I 3140; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock 8367; BMC Phrygia -. Good VF, glossy black patina. Rare. ($500)

From the David Freedman Collection.

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.