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Lyre

(3 coins)

54625 Order
L. Scribonius Libo, c.62 B.C.
AR Denarius, 3.95g. 19mm. LIBO BON EVENT. Diademed head of Bonus Eventus to right. Rv. PVTEAL SCRIBON. The Puteal Scribonial, decorated with garlands and two lyres; minting hammer on base. CR 416/1a. Lightly toned. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $475.00

52187 Order
Marcus Junius Brutus, c.43-42 B.C.
AR Denarius, 4.18g. 17mm. Military mint traveling with Brutus in Lycia. LEIBERTAS. Head of Libertas to right. Rv. CAEPIO BRVTVS PRO COS. Lyre, quiver, and laurel branch tied with fillet. CR 501/1. Syd. 1287. Sear, Imperators 199. Lovely old cabinet toning.

Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 50, 2009, lot 109.
Ex: Spink Circular, London, November, 1986, item 7521. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $2,750.00


55621 Order
Bar Kokhba, Zuz, ex: Samel and Mildenberg plate
AR Zuz, 3.73g. 19mm. Undated, attributed to year 3=134/135 A.D. Heberw inscription, "Shimon". Bunch of grapes. Rev. Hebrew inscription, "For the freedom of Jerusalem." Lyre with three strings. Mildenberg 173.2(this coin illustrated). Treasury 252, 274a. Hendin 1435. Overbeck/Meshorer 438(this coin). Toned and a scarce die combination; Mildenberg only lists three examples including this coin.

Ex: Josef Samel collection, published by Meshorer and Overbeck, Das Heilige Land. Antike Münzen und Siegel aus einem Jahrtausend jüdischer Geschichte, Exhibition catalog, Staatliche Münzsammlung München in cooperation with the Israel Museum Jerusalem, Munich 1994. no. 438. See more detailed image
good Very Fine/Extremely Fine $2,750.00

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