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61, Lot: 169. Estimate $300.
Sold for $235. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

M. Junius Brutus. 54 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 4.00 gm). Head of Libertas right / The consul L. Junius Brutus walking left between two lictors and preceded by an accensus; BRVTVS in exergue. Junia 31a; Sydenham 906a; Crawford 433/1. Toned VF, horn silver and banker's mark on obverse.

From the Tony Hardy Collection.

The reverse type of this example recalls the election in 509 BC of the future assassin's ancestral namesake as consul of the newly formed Republic after he had expelled the last king of Rome.