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Live auction - brm_793327 - BRUTUS Denier

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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 801 €
Maximum bid : 801 €
End of the sale : 07 March 2023 14:31:07
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 54 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,83 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie sur un flan légèrement décentré. Très beaux portraits, notamment de Brutus. Des faiblesses. Patine grise avec des reflets dorés


Obverse legend : BRVTVS.
Obverse description : Tête nue et barbue de Brutus l'ancien à droite.
Obverse translation : “Brutus”, (Brutus).


Reverse legend : AHALA.
Reverse description : Tête nue et barbue d'Ahala à droite.
Reverse translation : “Ahala”, (Ahala).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 150 coins de droit et de 167 coins de revers. Les auteurs du Catàlogo ont relevé deux variétés en fonction de l’épaisseur de la barbe d’Ahala et de la largeur du buste.

Historical background


(85-42 BC)

Brutus had first chosen Pompey against Caesar. After Pharsalus (48 BC), the dictator pardoned Brutus and adopted. It conspired against Caesar and participated in his assassination on the Ides of March (15 March 44 BC). He then retired in Macedonia. Having gathered his troops with those of Cassius, he faced Marc Antony and Octavian at Philippi in 42 BC Defeated, he committed suicide. Deeply Republican, he embodies the unfortunate hero versus Octave, the computer (Shakespeare).

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