A very rare denarius of Juba II with a wonderful rendering of Africa
Lot 179
KINGS OF MAURETANIA. Juba II, 25 BC-AD 24. Denarius (Silver, 16 mm, 2.82 g, 11 h), Caesarea Mauretaniae. REX IVBA Diademed bust of Juba II to right, with slight drapery on his left shoulder. Rev. Draped bust of Africa to right, wearing elephant skin headdress with a wreath held by the trunk; to left, two spears; to right, stalk of grain. MAA 73. Mazard 131. SNG Copenhagen -. Very rare. A wonderful piece, very well centered and with beautiful old collection toning. Minor flan faults on the obverse, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, ex Numismatica Genevensis SA 2, 18 November 2002, 71.
Estimate:
1000 CHF
Starting price:
800 CHF
Current bid:
800 CHF
Bid increment:
50 CHF
Minimum bid:
850 CHF
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Closing time: 23-Oct-21, 06:00:00 CEST
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