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Live auction - brm_759982 - CALPURNIUS Quinaire

CALPURNIUS Quinaire MS
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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


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

Reverse


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).

Commentary


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

Historical background


Calpurnia

(90 BC) Lucius Calpurnius Piso Frugi

This year, Lucius Julius Caesar and Publius Rutilius Lupus were consuls. "Lex Julia" gave Roman citizenship to all communities that had not revolted under the Social War (91-88 BC).

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