Faustus Cornelius Sulla

2,500.00

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Description

Rome, 56 BC. AR denarius, 3.74 g, 20 mm.

Obv: diademed bust of young Hercules right, wearing lion skin tied around his neck; behind: FEELIX.

Rev: FAUSTUS; Diana driving galloping biga right, holding reins and lituus; [crescent above head]; above: two stars, below horses: two stars.

Ref: Crawford 426/2; Sydenham 880.

Old cabinet tone. Good very fine.
Ex E. J. Haeberlin collection; ex A. Cahn, 17 July 1933, lot 2200; ex August Voirol collection; ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 38, (1968), lot 198.