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Lot 1777    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $140
SOLD $140

L. POSTUMIUS ALBINUS, (131 B.C.), silver denarius, Rome mint, (3.830 grams), obv. Roma helmeted head right, * below chin, flamen's cap behind, rev. Mars in quadriga to right, L.POST ALB below, ROMA in exergue, (S.128 [£50 VF], Cr.252/1, Syd.472). Even grey patina, nearly extremely fine and scarce.

Ex Hans Schulman Auction Sale, February 14, 1958 (lot 2174). Only 39 obverse dies was used for this coinage according to Crawford.

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