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Live auction - brm_777152 - ACILIA Denier

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Type : Denier
Date: 49 AC.
Mint name / Town : Grèce ou Illyrie
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 4,26 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés, épais. Superbe revers, finement détaillé. Patine grise avec de légers reflets bleutés au revers


Obverse legend : SALVTIS.
Obverse description : Tête de Salus (la Santé) laurée à droite.
Obverse translation : “Salutis”, (de la Santé).


Reverse legend : MN ACILIVS/ III VIR VALETV.
Reverse description : Valetudo (la Santé) debout à gauche, appuyée sur une colonne de la main gauche et tenant un serpent de la main droite.
Reverse translation : “Manius Acilius Triumviri Valetudinis”, (Manius Acilius triumvir monétaire Valetudo).

Historical background


(49 BC)

Manius Acilius is the son of Manius Acilius Glabrio and Æmilia, the daughter of Marcus Aemilius Metella and Scaurus. Metella Sylla married his second wife. She died in 82 BC Æmilia was chosen to become the wife of Pompey, although already married Glabrio. She died in 81 BC Glabrio father was consul 67 BC and governor of Pontus and Bithynia in 66. According to the mint, Glabrio was monetary (Triumvir monetales) in 49 BC or 50 according to the work of Mr. Harlan. It seems to have belonged to the Pompeian party.

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