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Triton XXII, Lot: 865. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

C. Piso L.f. Frugi. 61 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.93 g, 5h). Rome mint. Head of Apollo right, hair bound with taenia; Y behind / Horseman, holding palm frond and reins, galloping right; C PISO L F FRV/N in two lines below. Crawford 408/1b (unlisted dies); Hersh, Piso – (unlisted dies); Sydenham 841; Calpurnia 24e; BMCRR Rome 3661 var. (control letters); cf. RBW 1460-1 for type. Superb EF, fully lustrous and reflective surfaces. Exceptional high relief obverse.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Leu 86 (5 May 2003), lot 687.