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506277. SOLD $2250

Aurelius Rufus. 144 BC. AR Denarius (21mm, 4.06 g, 4h). Rome mint. Helmeted head of Roma right; X (mark of value) to left / Jupiter driving galloping quadriga right, holding reins and scepter and preparing to hurl thunderbolt; (AV) R(VF) below. Crawford 221/1; Sydenham 413; Aurelia 19; FFC 183 (this coin). Superb EF, attractive old toning with bluish iridescence, light graze on obverse.


Ex Alba Longa (Jose Fernandez Molina) Collection; Numismatica Ars Classica 11 (29 April 1998), lot 178.