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British Museum Electrotype

266, Lot: 287. Estimate $100.
Sold for $380. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Anonymous. Circa 269-266 BC. Electrotype copy Didrachm – Quadrigatus (21mm, 6.49 g, 6h). British Museum electrotype. Diademed head of Hercules right, club on shoulder, lion skin around neck / She-wolf standing right, suckling twins Remus and Romulus. Cf. Crawford 20/1; cf. Sydenham 6; cf. RSC 8; BMCRE pl. lxxiv, 9 (for original). Good VF. Edge stamped R[R] (for Robert Ready, electrotypist for the British Museum).