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Celtic, Northwest Gaul, Suessiones

AE 27, 2.27g. c.60-25 B.C.  Head of Janus; volutes below; annulets to left and right. Rev. Lion standing to left; annulets above and below.  DT 563. De La Tour 8106. Fine green patina.


Ex: T, Voltz collection, Auctiones, Basel, Auction 25, June 19, 1995, lot 1400.

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Very Fine $435.
Anonymous, Quadrigatus, Ex: EJW, c.1980

AR Quadrigatus or Didrachm, 6.70g. 20mm. c.225-214 B.C. Laureate head of Janus. Rv. ROMA on tablet in relief in exergue. Jupiter holding scepter and thunderbolt being driven to right by Victory in quadriga. CR 28/3. Fine style on a large flan and with old collection toning


Ex: EJW, Ltd. inventory # 5528, c.1980.

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Extremely Fine/about Extremely Fine $2,500.
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M. Furius Philus, 119 B.C.

AR Denarius, 3.95g. 21mm.  M FOVRI L F. Janus.  Rev.  ROMA PHILI.  Roma crowning a trophy surmounted by a boar's head; carnyx and shield on either side. ; star above. CR 281/1. Syd. 529.  Lovely iridescent toning and on an unusually full flan with the complete type visible. 

This type commemorates the just completed victories in 120 over the Gallic tribes of the Allobroges and the Averni. 

Ex: Mark Salton (born Max Schlessinger)  collection, Frankfurt and NY, 1914-2005, with collector's old ticket and envelope. (For bio see

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Very Fine $750.
Rome, Post Semi-Libral Series

AE Cast As, Post -Semi-Libral Series, 97.56g. 47mm. c.215-212 B.C. Janus head. Rev. Prow to left; I above. CR 41/5a. T/V 70. Vecchi 105. Brown patina and cast in high relief.

Ex: Laurens Schulman, Hilversum, Netherlands, Auction 15, November 6, 1995, lot 1708.

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $1,250.
Struck As, D. Iunius Silanus, 91 B.C.
AE As, 10.65g. 27mm. Janus head.  Rev. D SILANVS.  Prow of ship to right.  CR 337/5.  Syd. 649. RBW 1235.  Green patina.
Ex: Frank Sternberg, Zurich, Auction XXVI, 1992, lot 240.
Ex: EJW, Ltd. private purchase, June 11, 1993 with old ticket
Ex: RBW collection, CNG, Auction 326, 2014, lot 394.
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Very Fine $1,200.

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