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364, Lot: 216. Estimate $100.
Sold for $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EASTERN EUROPE, Geto-Dacians. AR Serrate Denarius (20mm, 4.53 g, 11h). Obverse type of C. Caecillius Metellus, reverse type of C. Naevius Balbus. After 79 BC. Helmeted head of Roma right; X before / Figure driving quadriga right. Davis A/II (website M117); cf. Crawford 263/1 (for obv.) and 382/1 (for rev.). Near VF, lightly toned.

From the RBW Collection. Ex Phillip Davis Collection (Gemini IX, 8 January 2012), lot 674.

The reverse prototype features a triga, but a fourth horse was added by the engraver.