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364, Lot: 390. Estimate $100.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Alliance Between Rome and Hieron / Arrival of Grain from Syracuse at Ostia. AR Medal (32mm, 9.77 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Alliance Between Rome and Hieron: Roma clasping hands with Hieron; dated year 489 (265 BC) in exergue / Arrival of Grain from Syracuse at Ostia (“Aid from a Faithful Ally”): sailors at the port of Ostia unload sacks of grain from a ship. Eisler 22a; Catenacci pp. 44-5. EF, toned.

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