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Live auction - brm_638455 - CALPURNIA Denier

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Estimate : 450 €
Price : 390 €
Maximum bid : 390 €
End of the sale : 27 April 2021 14:56:57
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 67 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,92 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée. Très joli revers, finement détaillé. Beau portrait de haut relief. Patine grise


Obverse description : Tête diadémée d'Apollon à droite ; derrière la tête, un monogramme.


Reverse legend : C. PISO L. F. FRVG.
Reverse description : Cavalier nu galopant à droite, tenant une palme de la main droite ; au-dessus, marque de contrôle.
Reverse translation : “Caius Piso Lucius Filius Frugi”, (Caius Piso fils de Lucius Frugi).


Poids léger. Fourré. Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 144 coins de droit et de 175 coins de revers.

Historical background


(67 BC) Caius Calpurnius Piso Frugi

Caius Calpurnius Piso married the daughter of Cicero in 63, the year of the consulate of the great orator. He became praetor in 58 BC In 67 BC, another member of the gens Calpurnia was consul, Gaius Calpurnius Piso together with Marcus Acilio Glabrio. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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