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Well Struck Cassius

Triton XXII, Lot: 950. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

The Republicans. C. Cassius Longinus. Spring 42 BC. AR Denarius (19.5mm, 3.80 g, 6h). Military mint, probably at Smyrna; P. Lentulus Spinther, legatus. Veiled, diademed, and draped bust of Libertas right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; LEIBERTAS upward to right, C • CASSI • IMP upward to left / Capis and lituus; LENTVLVS/SPINT in two lines below. Crawford 500/5; CRI 223; Sydenham 1305; RSC 6; BMCRR East 74-5; RBW 1764. Superb EF, deep cabinet tone.

From the Alan J. Harlan Collection. Ex Leu 86 (5 May 2003), lot 722.