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Live auction - brm_718078 - FABIA Denier

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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 320 €
Maximum bid : 350 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 14:37:45
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 102 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 2 h.
Weight : 3,94 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan large, centré des deux côtés. Très beau revers, bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise avec reflets dorés


Obverse legend : EX. A. PV.
Obverse description : Buste voilé, tourelé et drapé de Cybèle à droite.


Reverse legend : C. FABI. C. F. À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Victoire dans un bige galopant à droite, tenant le kentron de la main droite et les rênes de la main gauche ; sous l’attelage, une lettre (H.) et à droite, une cigogne.
Reverse translation : “Caius Fabius Caii Filius”, (Caius Fabius fils de Caius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 64 coins de droit et de 80 coins de revers.

Historical background


(102 BC)

The gens Fabia is one of the oldest patrician houses, many of whose members have been consuls. Sabine family of origin, she also says to descend from Hercules.

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