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Live auction - brm_735076 - CORNELIA Denier

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Estimate : 550 €
Price : 380 €
Maximum bid : 380 €
End of the sale : 07 June 2022 14:39:36
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: c. 76-75 AC.
Mint name / Town : Espagne
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,81 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Joli buste, bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés


Obverse legend : G. P. R.
Obverse description : Buste barbu, diadémé et drapé du Génie du Peuple romain à droite avec un sceptre à pommeau sur l'épaule.
Obverse translation : “Genius Populus Romanus”, (le Génie du Peuple romain).


Reverse legend : EX - S.C.// CN. LEN. Q.
Reverse description : Globe entre un sceptre couronné à gauche et un gouvernail à droite.
Reverse translation : “Ex Senatus Consulto/ Cnæus Lentulus Quæstor”, (par décret du Sénat, Cneius Lentulus questeur).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 180 coins de droit et de 200 coins de revers .

Historical background


(76-75 BC)

The gens Cornelia is a very large patrician family of Rome, many of whose members have reached the highest offices.

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