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380, Lot: 696. Estimate $75.
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SWITZERLAND. Cato the Younger / Death of Cato. Æ Medal (32mm, 12.98 g, 12h). By Jean Dassier & sons, 1740-1750. Bust of Cato the Younger right / Death of Cato: Cato’s body lies stretched out on a canopied bed, his hand over his entrails; at his side are an open book (the Phaedo of Plato) set on a table, a dagger, and a basin; dated year 708 (46 BC) in exergue. Eisler 52b; Catenacci pp. 106-7. EF.

From the RBW Collection. Ex Kunst und Münzen FPL 64 (September 1990), no. M317 (part of).