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3640395
364, Lot: 395. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. The Battle of Cannae / Varro Receives Thanks from the Senate. AR Medal (32mm, 9.54 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. L. Aemilius Paullus at the Battle of Cannae (“Nobility of the Soul of Aemilius Paullus”): a tribune offers his horse to the wounded Aemillius Paullus, seated at right; dated year 536 (218 BC) in exergue / Varro Receives Thanks from a Grateful Senate (“Wisdom of the Senate”): senators at the head of a long procession reaching the gates of Rome, offer their thanks to Varro and his officers for their service to the Republic; dated year 538 (216 BC) in exergue. Eisler 27a; Catenacci pp. 56-7. EF, toned.


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