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Cr. 68/3 Anonymous sestertius, Sicily, 211-208 BC

Cr068.3.jpeg Cr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mintCr. 68/1a corn-ear denarius, Sicily, 211-208 BCThumbnailsCr. 69/6 "Corn-ear KA" sextans overstruck on Hieron II Poseidon/trident, 207-206 B.C., Sicilian mint

Roman Republic AR Sestertius(12.7mm, 1.12g, 11h), Anonymous(Uninscribed sibling of Corn-ear series), 211-208 B.C., Sicilian mint. Helmeted head of Roma right with "spike" on rear of helmet; behind, IIS / The Dioscuri galloping right; below, ROMA in linear frame. Crawford 68/3; Russo RBW 284; Sydenham -

Ex Greco Roman Ancient Coins, Vcoins, 25 May 2023, ex Stack's May 2023 World Collectors Choice Online Auction, lot 71065

Formerly slabbed by NGC Ancients, 6626721-001, Choice XF

This very rare sestertius belongs to the second corn-ear series, Crawford 68. The stylistic hallmark of this series is the large "spike" on the back of the helmet which exists on all denarii and quinarii of this series as well, with or without the corn-ear mintmark.

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