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The Victory at Zama

380, Lot: 692. Estimate $75.
Sold for $160. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

SWITZERLAND. Victory of Scipio Over Hannibal at Zama / Rome Makes Peace with Carthage. Æ Medal (32mm, 12.98 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Victory of Scipio Over Hannibal at Zama: a Carthaginian elephant bearing soldiers topples over; at left a Roman attacks the animal with a spear while at right a comrade assaults a fallen enemy; dated year 550 (204 BC) in exergue / Rome Makes Peace with Carthage: Roma offers an olive branch to kneeling Carthage; dated year 551 (203 BC) in exergue. Eisler 33b; Catenacci pp. 67-8. EF.

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