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364, Lot: 400. Estimate $100.
Sold for $180. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Scipio Departs for Africa / Meeting Between Scipio and Hannibal. AR Medal (32mm, 9.45 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Scipio Departs for Africa: Scipio stands on stern of ship, bidding farewll to comrades on shore at left; behind Scipio, two priestesses sacrifice an animal upon an altar; dated year 542 (212 BC) in exergue / Meeting Between Scipio and Hannibal: Scipio and Hannibal confront each other, acommpanied by two advisors; in background are the soldiers of the two armies; dated AR 550 (204 BC) in exergue. Eisler 32a; Catenacci pp. 66-7. EF, toned.

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