Search in The Coin Shop


CNG Bidding Platform

Information

Products and Services



The Coin Shop

 
594485.

Civil War. AD 68-69. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.39 g, 6h). Group I (Spain). Uncertain Spanish mint. Diadamed and draped bust of Bonus Eventus right / Roma advancing right, holding Victory on globe and transverse scepter. RIC I 11; AM 53; CG 67.5 (unpublished draft) (this coin); RSC 400. “VII” graffiti, some light scratches, some porosity, edge split. VF. Very rare. The VII graffiti that appears on the obverse between the bust and legend could be a reference to Legio VII Gemina which was raised in Hispania by Galba during the Civil War.


Ex Christian Gollnow Collection (Leu Auction 9, 24 October 2021), lot 1029,purchased from Harlan J. Berk, June 1992.