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432, Lot: 217. Estimate $100.
Sold for $190. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Anonymous. 211-210 BC. Æ Triens (24mm, 8.89 g, 7h). H series. Mint in southeast Italy. Helmeted head of Minerva right; •••• (mark of value) above / Prow of galley right; ROMA above, H to right, •••• (mark of value) below. Crawford 85/4; Sydenham 175b; Type as RBW 354. VF, dark brown surfaces, rotated double strike on the reverse.

From the Andrew McCabe Collection. Ex RBW Collection Duplicate; Aes Rude Titano 36 (26 November 1988), lot 87.

An unusally clear example of a double struck bronze. The H series of bronzes and other bronzes from Apulia are discussed, with many new conclusions, in the write-up to my 2015 Taormina International Numismatic Convention talk, here: [Andrew McCabe]