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Live auction - brm_580268 - PLAETORIA Denier

PLAETORIA Denier AU
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brm_580268
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Type : Denier
Date: 69 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 3,95 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan large, centré, présentant une faiblesse à 3h. Superbe buste ainsi qu’un revers finement détaillé. La monnaie a conservé une partie de son brillant de frappe et de son coupant d’origine. Patine grise de collection avec des reflets bleutés et dorés
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste de femme à gauche portant un diadème ailé ; derrière un couteau.

Reverse


Reverse legend : M. PLAETOR/ CEST. S. C..
Reverse description : Monstre sur le fronton d’un temple.
Reverse translation : “Marcus Plætorius Cestianus Senatus Consulto”, (Marcus Plaetorius/ Cestianus par décret du Sénat).

Commentary


C’est la première fois que nous présentons ce type à la vente.

Historical background


PLAETORIA

(69-67 BC) Marcus Plætorius Cestianus

Plaetoria the people came from the town of Sabine and was of plebeian origin. We also know, thanks to some money, Marcus Plætorius Cestianus was curule aedile in 67 BC which suggests a patrician membership. The councilors were responsible for ensuring the supply of Rome, the Public games and City Police. It is possible that our currency has taken charge of the organization "Ludi Floral" 67 BC Upon leaving office, the aedile patrician could go to the courthouse that was Marcus Plætorius Cestianus in 66 BC run before the consulate. It does not appear that our money has been entitled to consular splendor. In 51 BC he was condemned as Cicero says (ad. Att. V. 20, 8).

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