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364, Lot: 418. Estimate $100.
Sold for $260. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Battle of Pharsalus / Caesar Presented with Pompey’s Head. AR Medal (32mm, 10.60 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Pompey’s Cavalry Blinded by Caesar’s Infantry at the Battle of Pharsalus: a mounted cavalryman rides to left, covering his wounded eyes; dated year 706 (48 BC) in exergue / Caesar Weeps at the Sight of Pompey’s Head (“Humanity of Caesar”): two Egyptians present the head of Pompey to Caesar, who turns his head away; dated year 706 (48 BC) in exergue. Eisler 50a; Catenacci pp. 100-1. EF, toned, minor marks.

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