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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) Caius Fabius Hadrianus

During his career, Marius was consul seven times: in 107, 104, 103, 102, 101, 100 BC and finally in 86 BC, the year of his death. In 102 Marius crushed the Teutonic near Aix-en-Provence (Aquae Sextiae). Quintus Catulus Lutatius's colleague Marius consulate in 102 BC and Marius defeated the Cimbri at Vercelli, "Vercellae" in 101 BC, ending the danger which threatened the barbaric and Provincia Rome.

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