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The Second Punic War

380, Lot: 689. Estimate $75.
Sold for $80. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Fall of Saguntum / Roman Deputies Before the Senate of Carthage. Æ Medal (32mm, 12.82 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Fall of Saguntum: personification of Saguntum falls beneath a collapsing wall; dated year 534 (220 BC) in exergue / Roman Deputies Before the Senate of Carthage (“Second Punic War”): Roman deputy in military attire addresses the presiding officer of the Senate; dated year 535 (219 BC) in exergue. Eisler 24b; Catenacci pp. 50-1. EF.

From the RBW Collection, purchased from Numismatica Ars Classica, 11 December 1992.