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Live auction - brm_747934 - CORNELIA Denier

CORNELIA Denier XF
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 790 €
Maximum bid : 790 €
End of the sale : 06 September 2022 14:37:44
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 49 AC.
Mint name / Town : Éphèse
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,88 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, centré. Usure régulière. Joli revers. Patine grise

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête barbue de Jupiter à droite ; grènetis circulaire.

Reverse


Reverse legend : L. LENTVLVS - (MAR) -COS.
Reverse description : Statue cultuelle du temple de Diane d’Éphèse, les bras tendus avec des bandelettes de laine verticales.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Lentulus - Marcellus/ Consules” (Lucius Lentulus Marcellus consuls).

Commentary


Contremarques au droit et au revers.

Historical background


CORNELIA

(49 BC) Lucius Cornelius Lentulus - Caius Claudius Marcellus

Lucius Cornelius Lentulus and Gaius Claudius Marcellus were the two consuls of 49 BC Pompey Supporters they left Rome and took refuge in Sicily, and at Dyrrachium in Illyria. Lentulus went to Asia Minor to raise troops for Pompey and was present at the battle of Pharsalus (48 BC). He followed Pompey to Egypt, was arrested and put to death by order of Ptolemy. Marcellus ordered a portion of the Pompeian fleet stationed in Rhodes in 48 BC Gaius Claudius Marcellus was the brother of Marcus Claudius Marcellus, who was consul in 51 BC.

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