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Live auction - brm_466441 - CAECILIA Denier

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Estimate : 550 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 06 March 2018 15:12:36
Type : Denier
Date: 81 AC.
Mint name / Town : Italie du Nord
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 21,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,85 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan très large bien centré, un peu court sur la couronne au revers. Très joli droit. Revers bien venu à la frappe. Jolie patine de collection avec des reflets dorés
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire a été acquis en 2005 et provient de la collection C. Oliva


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de Pietas (la Piété) diadémée à droite ; devant le visage une cigogne.


Reverse legend : IMPER À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Capis et lituus tourné à gauche ; le tout dans une couronne d’olivier.
Reverse translation : “Imperator”, (Imperator).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de trente coins de droit et de trente-trois coins de revers. Ce type semble plus rare que ne le laissent supposer les ouvrages généraux.

Historical background


(81 BC) Quintus Cæcilius Metellus Pius

Quintus Metellus Cæcilius is the son of Quintus Cæcilius Numidicus. He began his career in Africa during the war against Jugurtha Marius. Pontiff in 97 BC, praetor in 89 BC Grand Pontiff 82 BC, joined Sulla, he shared the consulship with it. Proconsul in Spain between 79 and 72 BC, he was defeated by Sertorius in 79, then 76 BC when he shared command with Pompey. Sertorius was finally assassinated in 72 BC He shared the Triumph in 71 BC Pompey.

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