Coins, Currency and Medals November 2020

Live Auction: Nov 16 2020 - Nov 21 2020
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# 3955

Lot 3955
Geto-Dacians / Koson - AR Drachm (Olbia?, c. 50 BC, 4.36 g) - Roman consul stepping left, preceded and followed by two lictors holding fasces, monogram to left (Olbia?), KOΣΩN in ex. / Eagle, wings spread, standing left on scepter, holding wreath with right talon (cf. RPC I 1701 (AV Stater) / cf. BMC Thrace p. 208, 2 (AV Stater)) - VF/XF, attractive piece, RR, very rare. This is the silver version of the famous gold stater of Koson. They are both copied from Roman Republican Denarii: M. Iunius Brutus (Crawf. 433/1, without monogram and with KOΣΩN instead of BRVTVS) for the obverse and Pomponius Rufus (Crawf. 398/1, without Q POMPONI and head backwards) for the reverse.
Starting price: € 300.00
Oct 14 2020 06:00:00 PM
Nov 17 2020 02:00:00 PM
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