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364, Lot: 389. Estimate $100.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Duillius’ Victory at Myle / Rostral Column of Duillius. AR Medal (32mm, 10.30 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Duillius’ Victory at Myle (“First Punic War”): naval battle between the Romans and Carthaginians; in the foreground, Roman soldiers board a Carthaginian vessel; dated 492 (262 BC) in exergue / Rostral Column of Duillius (“For the Maritime Empire”): rostral column with oars, battle standards, and a ram stands before sea. Eisler 21a; Catenacci pp. 46-7. EF, toned.


From the RBW Collection, purchased from Leu, July 1992.