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Live auction - brm_443192 - VOLTEIA Denier

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Estimate : 380 €
Price : 410 €
Maximum bid : 420 €
End of the sale : 01 August 2017 14:26:58
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 78 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,72 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale bien centré avec le grènetis visible au droit. Sanglier complet au revers. Patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets morodorés irisés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de M. Veissid & Co


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe d’Hercule coiffé de la léonté.


Reverse legend : M. VOLTEI. M. F. À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Sanglier d’Erymanthe à droite.
Reverse translation : “Marcus Volteius Marci Filius”, (Marc Volteius, fils de Marc).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de vingt coins de droit et de vingt-deux coins de revers. Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background


(78 BC) Marcus Volteius

In 78 BC, Sulla, after abdicating his powers last year, died in Campania.

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