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The Crossing of the Rubicon

364, Lot: 416. Estimate $75.
Sold for $80. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Caesar Crosses the Rubicon / Flight of the Senate. Æ Medal (32mm, 11.76 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Caesar Crosses the Rubicon: Caesar at the forefront of a group of mounted soldiers, crossing the Rubicon; dated year 705 (49 BC) in exergue / Flight of the Senate: a group of horseman at left constitutes the vanguard of a column fleeing Rome through one of its gates; dated year 705 (49 BC) in exergue. Eisler 48b; Catenacci pp. 98-9. EF.

From the RBW Collection, purchased from Numismatica Ars Classica, December 1992.