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The Death of Ajax

422, Lot: 390. Estimate $150.
Sold for $110. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

BITHYNIA, Prusa ad Olympum. Caracalla. AD 198-217. Æ (23mm, 7.47 g, 1h). Laureate head right / Ajax, wearing helmet and balteus, falling on his sword before a rocky outcropping; shield on ground before him. RG 102; SNG von Aulock 873. Fine, brown patina, even roughness. Rare and interesting mythological type.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 337 (22 October 2014), lot 204.