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364, Lot: 387. Estimate $75.
Sold for $65. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Pyrrhus Observes a Roman Encampment / Cineas in the Roman Senate. Æ Medal (32mm, 13.93 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Pyrrhus Observes a Roman Encampment (“Military Art”): Pyrrhus standing on hilltop, points out a Roman camp to his companion Megacles; dated year 472 (282 BC) in exergue / Cineas in the Roman Senate (“Majesty of the Senate”): Cineas seated at right before senators, one of whom stands to address the two consuls seated at left; dated year 472 (282 BC) in exergue. Eisler 19b; Catenacci pp. 40-1. EF, tiny spot of verdigris on obverse.

From the RBW Collection, purchased from Numismatica Ars Classica, December 1992.