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Triton XXII, Lot: 801. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

M. Herennius. 108-107 BC. AR Denarius (18.5mm, 3.65 g, 1h). Rome mint. Diademed head of Pietas right, wearing single drop earring and pearl necklace; PIE(TA)S downward to left / Naked youth (one of the Catanaean brothers, Amphinomous or Anapias) running right and carrying his father on his shoulder, who looks back and raises his right hand; M • (HE)RENNI downward to left, •/Π upward to right. Crawford 308/1b; Sydenham 567a; Herennia 1a; BMCRR Rome 1279 var. (letter downward on rev.); RBW 1149 var. (X• on rev.). Superb EF, lightly toned with underlying luster.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection, purchased from Edward J. Waddell. Ex Tkalec AG (29 February 2008), lot 44.