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Triton XXII, Lot: 827. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Pub. Crepusius. 82 BC. AR Denarius (18.5mm, 3.96 g, 2h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right, scepter over shoulder; C to left, traces of uncertain symbol (wing?) below chin / Warrior on horse rearing right, brandishing spear in right hand; CXXVI behind; P • CREPVSI in exergue. Crawford 361/1c; Sydenham 738a; Crepusia 1; BMCRR Rome 2710-1 var. (control number); cf. RBW 1369 (for type). Superb EF, deep iridescent toning.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Tkalec (19 February 2001), lot 197. Reportedly ex Virgil M. Brand Collection (Part V, Sotheby’s London, 2 February 1984), lot 344 (not illustrated in catalog).