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432, Lot: 228. Estimate $100.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Balbus. 169-158 BC. Æ As (31mm, 24.27 g, 3h). Rome mint. Laureate head of bearded Janus; I (mark of value) above / Prow of galley right; B(AL) above, I (mark of value) to right. Crawford 179/1; Sydenham 354; Type as RBW 757. VF, dark green and brown patina, some light earthen highlights/deposits in the devices.

From the Andrew McCabe Collection, purchased from Richard Schaefer (Goodman Collection), 2010.