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Live auction - brm_759982 - CALPURNIUS Quinaire

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Estimate : 950 €
Price : 570 €
Maximum bid : 650 €
End of the sale : 06 September 2022 14:33:31
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Quinaire
Date: 90 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 14 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 1,69 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Portrait bien venu à la frappe ainsi qu’un magnifique revers. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon à droite ; marque de contrôle derrière la tête.


Reverse legend : L. PI-SO// FRVGI.
Reverse description : Victoria (la Victoire) marchant à droite, tenant une couronne de la main droite et une palme de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Piso Frugi”, (Lucius Piso Frugi).


M. Crawford a relevé une estimation totale de 78 coins de droit et de 86 coins de revers pour sept variétés.

Historical background


(90 BC)

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

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