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Triton XXII, Lot: 985. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $3250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Augustus. 27 BC-AD 14. AR Denarius (21mm, 3.94 g, 5h). Rome mint; L. Aquillius Florus, moneyer. Struck 19-18 BC. CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head right / L • AQVILLIVS FLORVS III VIR around, SICIL in exergue, warrior (Mn. Aquillius), bareheaded, in military dress, holding shield on left arm, standing left, looking right, raising with right hand a half-naked female figure (Sicilia) who is sinking to the ground . RIC I 310; RSC 366; BMCRE 49-50 = BMCRR Rome 4556-4557; BN 187-189. Near EF, light iridescent tone, some shallow cleaning scratches. Rare.


From the WRG Collection.