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Live auction - brm_520859 - MARCIA Denier

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Estimate : 350 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 29 January 2019 14:14:00
Type : Denier
Date: 134 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 5 h.
Weight : 3,87 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et ovale bien centré des deux côtés. Belle tête de Rome. Joli revers de style fin à l’usure superficielle. Belle patine de collection ancienne avec des reflets mordorés


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête de Rome à droite, coiffée d'un casque ailé ; derrière la tête, un modius ; sous le cou, marque de valeur (XVI).


Reverse legend : M-(MAR)-C// RO-MA.
Reverse description : Victoire dans un bige galopant à droite, tenant une couronne et les rênes ; sous les chevaux, deux épis de blé.
Reverse translation : “Marcia// Roma”, (Marcia// Rome).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 120 coins de droit et de 150 coins de revers.

Historical background


(134 BC) Marcus Marcius

This denier traditionally dated 119 BC by the ancient authors, was replaced by Mr. Crawford in 134 BC must put this denier in the historical context of this period. In the year 620 (AUC., Ab Urbe Condita, since the founding of Rome), Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus Aemilianus Publius filius II and Caius Quintus Fulvius Flaccus were consuls filius. The role of the Gracchi is very important on the plane land. Tiberius Gracchus, tribune of the people who will be in 133 BC, about resumes campaign wants to impose an agrarian law (lex Agraria) and thus opposes the senatorial party. Finally Tiberius Gracchus was murdered when he was re-elected..

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