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Triton XXII, Lot: 929. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Pompeians. L. Cornelius Lentulus and C. Claudius Marcellus. April-June 49 BC. AR Denarius (17.5mm, 3.71 g, 12h). Apollonia mint in Illyricum. Head of Apollo right, wearing long hair; COS upward to left, L • LE(NT) • C • (MA)RC downward to right / Jupiter, naked, standing facing, head right, holding thunderbolt in extended right hand and in extended left, eagle right, head left, with wings displayed; star of eight rays above Q to left, garlanded altar to right. Crawford 445/2; CRI 5; Sydenham 1030; Cornelia 65; BMCRR East 21-2; RBW 1563. Superb EF, attractive iridescent toning with underlying luster.


From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Roma VI (29 September 2013), lot 784.