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Live auction - brm_480629 - CASSIUS Denier

CASSIUS Denier AU
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Estimate : 2 000 €
Price : 950 €
Maximum bid : 1 125 €
End of the sale : 05 June 2018 14:27:44
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 43-42 AC.
Mint name / Town : Smyrne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 17,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,94 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Très belle tête de la Liberté de haut relief, bien venue à la frappe. Très joli revers de style fin. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés. Petites marques sur la tranche

Obverse


Obverse legend : C.CASSI. IMP/ LEIBERTAS.
Obverse description : Buste voilé, diadémé et drapé de Libertas (la Liberté) à droite.
Obverse translation : “Caius Cassius Imperator/ Leibertas”, (Caius Cassius Imperator).

Reverse


Reverse legend : LENTVLVS/ SPINT À L’EXERGUE EN DEUX LIGNES.
Reverse description : Capis et lituus.
Reverse translation : “Lentulus Spinther”, (Lentulus Spinther).

Commentary


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation inférieure à trente coins de droit et inférieure à trente-trois coins de revers.

Historical background


Cassius

(42 BC) Caius Cassius Longinus

Gaius Cassius Longinus was part of the army of Crassus, who was crushed to Carrhae (May 53 before J. C-. ). He managed to escape doom, gathered the remnants of the army and organized the defense of Syria, where he assured load proquesteur. Supporter of Pompey, he was pardoned by Caesar after Pharsalia in 48 before J. C-. which did not prevent him from soaking into the plot where the dictator was killed on the Ides of March (15 March 44 before J. C-. ). After the death of Caesar and Mark Antony's attitude, he left Italy and took refuge in Syria. In 43 J. C-. He received with Brutus, another assassin of Caesar a "Imperium" on the entire East. This power being only nominal Caius Cassius assured by robbing the rich Jews of Antioch to pay his troops and make it popular. The legitimate governor Dollabella, tried to dislodge Antioch but Caius Cassius, in retaliation, attacked and pushed Laodicea Dollabella suicide then occupied Tarsus and Rhodes. On the order of Octavian, Brutus and Cassius were declared public enemies by the "lex Pedia" in the autumn of the same year. Cassius and Brutus joined forces in Greece in September 42 before J. C-. The final meeting took place at Philippi in Macedonia in October 42. In the first fight, Cassius seeing lost, preferred suicide.

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