Leu Numismatik

Web Auction 24  –  3 - 6 December 2022

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Leu Numismatik, Web Auction 24

Ancient, Medieval and World Coins

Part 1: Sa, 03.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 2: Su, 04.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 3: Mo, 05.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
Part 4: Tu, 06.12.2022, from 12:00 PM CET
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Part 4: Tu, 06.12.2022, until 11:45 AM CET

Description

★ A very rare portrait denarius of Mark Antony and Cleopatra ★

Mark Antony and Cleopatra. Denarius (Silver, 18 mm, 3.77 g, 1 h), Alexandria, 32 BC. CLEOPA[TRAE] REGINAE•REGVM•FILIORVM•REGVM Diademed and draped bust of Cleopatra to right. Rev. ANTONI•ARMENIA•DEVIC[TA] Bare head of Mark Antony to right; behind, Armenian tiara. Babelon (Antonia) 95. Crawford 543/1. RBW 1832. Sydenham 1210. Very rare. An attractive example with two fine portraits. Minor flan faults on the obverse and the reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, very fine.

From a collection formed in the Rhineland from the late 1970s to the late 1990s, acquired from Münzhandlung Ritter (with original dealer's ticket).

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