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Triton XXII, Lot: 926. Estimate $750.
Sold for $500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. Petillius Capitolinus. 41 BC. AR Denarius (17.5mm, 4.09 g, 10h). Rome mint. Eagle with wings spread standing facing on thunderbolt, head right; PETILLIVS above, CAPITOLINVS below / Temple of Jupiter Capitolinus: richly decorated hexastyle temple with three garlands hanging between columns; acroteria along roof line; in the tympanum is a seated figure of Jupiter between two other figures; S F across field. Crawford 487/2b; CRI 174a; Sydenham 1151; Petillia 3; BMCRR Rome 4222-3; RBW 1706. Superb EF, lightly toned with underlying luster.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 25 (25 June 2003), lot 330.