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ITALY, Regno delle Due Sicilie. temp. Ferdinando II. 1830-1859. Æ Medal (41mm, 41.54 g, 12h). Roman series, Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 BC). By V. Catenacci. L. Taglioni, publisher. Struck 1830. MARCVS TVLLIVS CICERO, bare head of Cicero left / ARPINI NAT AN V C I)CXLVII NECATVS AD CATETAM I)CCX, shrub with entwined vine bent to left toward tripod; to right, two scroll cylinders inscribed ORATIONIAS and QVÆSTIONES/ TVSCVLANA. D’Auria 167 (this medal illustrated). Superb EF, attractive iridescent toning, thin flan cracks.

Ex RBW Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 364, 2 December 2015), lot 367; Numismatica Ars Classica 47 (3 June 2008), lot 488.