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364, Lot: 404. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Scipio Defends His Honor Before the Roman People / Scipio’s Retirement. AR Medal (32mm, 10.41 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Scipio Defends His Honor Before the Roman People: Scipio, in foreground with back to viewer, defends his actions before senators and the Roman people; in background to right, circular temple atop summit; dated year 565 (189 BC) in exergue / Scipio’s Retirement: Scipio seated at a table at his estate in Liternum, while a servant attends to him. Eisler 36a; Catenacci pp. 74-5. EF, toned.


From the RBW Collection.