A wonderful denarius of Lollius Palicanus showing the Rostra in the Forum Romanum
Lot 273
Lollius Palicanus, 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 20 mm, 4.12 g, 10 h), Rome. LIBERTATIS Head of Libertas to right, wearing diadem, pendant earring and pearl necklace. Rev. PALIKANVS View of the Rostra in the Forum Romanum, ornamented with prows and surmounted by subsellium. Babelon (Lollia) 2. Crawford 473/1. CRI 86. RBW 1652. Sydenham 960. A wonderful piece, very well centered and beautifully toned. Very minor weakness, otherwise, extremely fine.


From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Schweizerische Kreditanstalt Monetarium on 12 December 1979 (with a photocopy of the original invoice enclosed).
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