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Live auction - brm_853831 - CALPURNIUS Denier

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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 260 €
Maximum bid : 260 €
End of the sale : 05 September 2023 14:21:51
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 90 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,85 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Magnifique exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Très beau portrait d’Apollon, de haut relief. La monnaie a conservé son coupant. Patine grise avec des reflets bleutés


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon à droite ; marque de contrôle derrière le portrait, LXXV (75).


Reverse legend : L. PISO FRVGI/ (ROMA).
Reverse description : Cavalier nu galopant à droite, tenant une palme de la main droite ; marque de contrôle au-dessus XCVIIII .
Reverse translation : “Lucius Piso Frugi” (Lucius Piso Frugi).

Historical background


(90 BC)

Plebeian family, the gens Calpurnia acceded to the consulship in 180 AC with Caius Calpurnius Piso.

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