AR, Cistophoric tetradrachm, ca. 42-39 BC, PERGAMON

Collection Dr. W. R. - From the Civil Wars of the Late Roman Republic to the Beginnings of the Roman Empire

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Lot number 1036

Estimated price: 300.00 €
Hammer-price / sale price: 1,000.00 €

AR, Cistophoric tetradrachm, ca. 42-39 BC, PERGAMON, Quaestor L. Sempronius Atratinus,

25 mm, 12.81 g.

Cista Mystica within ivy wreath with corymbas//Bowcase between two serpents, Q to left, serpent-entwined staff of Asklepios to right, monogram ATPA above.

Metcalf, W. E.: A note on the later Republican cistophori, SNR 88, 2009, 205-8 (cf. for a discussion of the mint); Metcalf 617 ff.; SNG France 1766; Stumpf 3.

Good very fine

Ex Collection RBW, purchased from Pars Coins, San José 1998, with old label; ex CNG Electronic Auction 364, Lancaster 2015, lot 282.