★ An exceptional Mars didrachm ★
Anonymous, circa 240 BC. Didrachm (Silver, 18 mm, 6.56 g, 7 h), Rome. Head of youthful Mars to right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with a griffin springing right. Rev. ROMA Head of a bridled horse to right; to left, sickle. Crawford 25/1. HN Italy 297. RBW 38. Sydenham 24. An exceptional piece, perfectly centered and of lovely style. Extremely fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Adrian Lang, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 106, 9-10 May 2018, 353 and Vico 134, 28 February 2013, 170.
|Price realized||8'500 CHF|
|Starting price||4'000 CHF|