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LOT 8156

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 200
EUR (€) 170 - 230
USD ($) 180 - 250

Price
£150 (EUR 174; USD 184) (+bp*)

ANCIENT ROMAN REPUBLICAN COINS - M AEMILIUS SCAURUS / P PLAUTIUS HYPSAEUS - ARETAS AR DENARIUS
58 B.C.

Rome mint. Obv: Aretas of Nabataea kneeling right beside camel presenting olive-branch; M SCAVR above, EX - SC across fields and REX ARETAS in exergue. Rev: Jupiter in quadriga left brandishing thunderbolt with scorpion below horses; P HVPSAEVS / AED CVR in two lines above, CAPTV to right and C HVPSAE COS / PREIVER in two lines in exergue. (4.07 grams.). Near extremely fine.

PROVENANCE:
Ex UK private collection.

LITERATURE:
Craw. 422/1b; Syd. 913; RSC Aemilia 8; Sear 379.