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Live auction - brm_741451 - AURELIA Denier serratus

AURELIA Denier serratus MS
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Estimate : 580 €
Price : 760 €
Maximum bid : 850 €
End of the sale : 07 June 2022 14:35:53
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Denier serratus
Date: 118 AC.
Mint name / Town : Narbonne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,91 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Portrait de haut relief. Revers de style fin. Patine grise de collection avec de légers reflets dorés


Obverse legend : ROMA/ M. A(VR)EL-I.
Obverse description : Tête casquée de Rome à droite, coiffée du casque attique à cimier orné d’une tête de griffon ; derrière la tête, marque de valeur (XVI) en monogramme.
Obverse translation : “Roma/ Marcus Aurelius”, (Rome, Marc Aurèle).


Reverse legend : SC(AVR)I// L. LIC. CN. DON À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Bige galopant à droite, conduit par Bituit, brandissant une lance de la main droite, et tenant un bouclier, le carnyx et les rênes de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Scauri// Lucius Licinius Cnæus Domitius”, (Scauri/Lucius Licinius Cneius Domitius).

Historical background


(118 BC)

The gens Aurelia is of plebeian origin. Its members quickly reach high offices such as the consulate (the first being Caius Aurelius Cotta in 252 BC). Marcus Aurelius Scaurus was suffect consul in 108 BC..

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