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364, Lot: 399. Estimate $100.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Scipio Africanus / Continence of Scipio. AR Medal (32mm, 10.71 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Bust of Scipio Africanus, wearing lion’s skin / Continence of Scipio: Allucius and his fiancée stand before Scipio seated at right, the latter turning to address the young woman’s father, who points to a vase containing her ransom; date year 542 (212 BC) in exergue. Eisler 31a; Catenacci pp. 64-5. EF, toned.

From the RBW Collection.