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Triton XXII, Lot: 905. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. L. Hostilius Saserna. 48 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.58 g, 6h). Rome mint. Bare head of Gallia right, wearing long, dissheveled hair; carnyx (Gallic trumpet) to left / Diana (Artemis) of Ephesus standing facing, laureate, wearing long hair falling down her shoulders and long flowing robes, holding spear in left hand and stag by its antlers with her right; SASERNA curved upward to left, L • HOSTILIVS downward to right. Crawford 448/3; CRI 19; Sydenham 953; Hostilia 4; BMCRR Rome 3996-8; RBW 1570. EF, deep cabinet toning. Well centered and struck.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection, purchased from Glenn W. Woods.