M. Acilius M.f.
|Triton XX, Lot: 504. Estimate $300.
Sold for $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
130 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.99 g, 6h). Rome mint. Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet, ornamented with griffin’s head, visor in three pieces and peaked, single drop earring, and pearl necklace, hair falling in three locks; (mark of value) to left; M • ACI[L]IVS • M • F • around / Hercules, holding club in right hand and trophy in left, in triumphal quadriga right; ROMA in exergue. Crawford 255/1; Sydenham 511; Acilia 4; Kestner 2287-8; BMCRR Rome 1118; RBW 1039. EF, deep iridescent toning. Struck on a broad flan.
From the Dr. Patrick H. C. Tan Collection. Ex Jonathan K. Kern Collection.