MYSIA, Pergamon. Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio.
|389, Lot: 444. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Imperator and Proconsul of Syria, 49-48 BC. AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 12.30 g, 11h). Cistophoric type. Cista mystica with serpent; all within ivy wreath / Q • METELLVS • PIVS •, SCIPIO IMPER, serpents entwined around legionary aquila; civic monogram to left. Stumpf 68; SNG France 1763. VF, lightly toned. Rare.
From the Kallman Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 193 (6 August 2008), lot 93.