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Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus Capitolinus

Triton XXII, Lot: 925. Estimate $2500.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. Petillius Capitolinus. 41 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.92 g, 1h). Rome mint. Bare head of bearded Jupiter right; CAPITOLINVS downward behind / Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus: richly decorated hexastyle façade with ornamented pediment and garlands hanging within three openings; PETILLIVS in exergue. Crawford 487/1; CRI 173; Sydenham 1149; Petillia 1; BMCRR Rome 4217-9; RBW 1703. Superb EF, lustrous. Fine style. Very rare.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 33 (5 April 2006), lot 370.