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3800691
380, Lot: 691. Estimate $75.
Sold for $70. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Fabius Comes to the Aid of Minucius / Claudius Nero Departs for Metaurus. Æ Medal (32mm, 12.74 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Fabius Comes to the Aid of Minucius (“Vengeance Sacrificed for the Public Good”): at left, Fabius and his officers on horseback prepare to come to the aid of Minucius’ army, seen at right surrounded by Hannibal’s forces; dated year 535 (219 BC) in exergue / Claudius Nero Departs for Metaurus (“Diligence of Claudius Nero”): under a moonlit sky, Claudius Nero leads his troops from their encampment before Hannibal’s army; dated year 545 (209 BC) in exergue. Eisler 28b; Catenacci pp. 58-9. EF.


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