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Live auction - brm_579161 - COSSUTIA Denier

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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 390 €
Maximum bid : 390 €
End of the sale : 16 June 2020 14:33:54
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 74 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,78 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, centré des deux côtés. Très beau revers bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise de collection avec de légers reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de Lanz (mai 2007)


Obverse legend : SABVLA.
Obverse description : Tête de Méduse à gauche, coiffée d’un diadème surmonté d’ailes, orné de serpents.
Obverse translation : “Sabula”, (Sabula).


Reverse legend : L. COSSVTI. C. F..
Reverse description : Bellérophon, chevauchant Pégase s’envolant à droite ; derrière, marque de contrôle XV (15).
Reverse translation : “Lucius Cossutius Caii Filius”, (Lucius Cossutius fils de Caius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de vingt-huit coins de droit et de trente-et-un coins de revers. Les coins de revers sont numérotés entre I et XXXXII (1 et 42).

Historical background


(74 BC)

The Cossutia gens is of plebeian origin, of equestrian order.

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