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Live auction - brm_578779 - CASSIA Denier

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Estimate : 200 €
Price : 100 €
Maximum bid : 100 €
End of the sale : 28 July 2020 14:36:04
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 102 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 4 h.
Weight : 3,83 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan court, centré. Joli buste. Métal légèrement taché. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : CÆICI(AN) / D.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Cérès à gauche, couronnée d’épis.
Obverse translation : “Cæcianus”, (Caecianus).


Reverse legend : L. CASSI/ S..
Reverse description : Paire de bœufs sous le joug à gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Cassius”, (Lucius Cassius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 63 coins de droit et de 79 coins de revers.

Historical background


(102 BC) Lucius Cassius Cæcianus

During his career, Marius was consul seven times: in 107, 104, 103, 102, 101, 100 BC and finally in 86 BC, the year of his death. In 102 Marius crushed the Teutonic near Aix-en-Provence (Aquae Sextiae). Quintus Catulus Lutatius's colleague Marius consulate in 102 BC and Marius defeated the Cimbri at Vercelli, "Vercellae" in 101 BC, ending the danger which threatened the barbaric and Provincia Rome.

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