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Live auction - brm_622639 - CASSIA Denier

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Type : Denier
Date: 78 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,98 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Superbe exemplaire, idéalement centré. Portraits de toute beautés. Agréable patine grise avec des reflets dorés


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête imberbe de Bacchus (Liber) à droite, coiffée de la couronne de vigne avec un thyrse transversal sur l’épaule.


Reverse legend : L. CASSI. Q. F.
Reverse description : Tête de Proserpine (Libera) à gauche, coiffée de la couronne de vigne.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Cassius Quinti Filius”, (Lucius Cassius fils de Quintus).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de trente-deux coins de droit et de trente-six coins de revers.

Historical background


(78 BC) Lucius Cassius Longinus

It seems that Lucius Cassius Longinus was a member of the gens Cassia who was praetor in 66 BC Candidate consulate for 63 BC, he was included in the conspiracy of Catiline denounced by Cicero and which he was executed in 60 BC.

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