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The Roman Republic
L. Cornelius Sulla Imperator with L. Manlius Torquatus Proquestor.
Estimate: CHF 18000
Aureus, mint moving with Sulla circa 82, AV 10.75 g. L·MANLI -I – PRO Q. Helmeted head of Roma r. Rev. Triumphator, crowned by flying Victory in quadriga r., holding reins and caduceus; in exergue, L·SVLLA·IMP. Bahrfeldt 14 and pl. 3, 10-11 (these dies). Syd. 758. B. Manlia 6. Cr. 367/2. Calicò 18 (this coin illustrated).
Extremely rare, only very few specimens known of this variety.
Struck on a broad flan with a beautiful reddish tone. Scuff on reverse,
about extremely fine / good very fine