|285, Lot: 270. Estimate $150.
Sold for $130. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
137 BC. AR Denarius (20mm, 3.65 g, 1h). Rome mint. Helmeted and draped bust right; X (mark of value) behind / Oath-taking scene: Youth kneeling left, looking right between two soldiers, each of whom holds a spear and sword which touches pig held by the youth. Crawford 234/1; Sydenham 527; Veturia 1. VF, toned, some cleaning marks, a few edge scrapes. Includes old ticket from a German collection.