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Live auction - brm_744162 - PLAETORIA Denier

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Type : Denier
Date: 69 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 7 h.
Weight : 3,84 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire sur un flan bien centré. Joli revers ainsi qu’un buste bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise
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Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste féminin juvénile (Fortuna) drapé à droite, les cheveux longs ; derrière la tête, symbole.


Reverse legend : M. PLAETORI/ CEST. S. C./ SORS.
Reverse description : Buste juvénile de face avec la bulle autour du cou, tenant des deux mains une tablette inscrite.
Reverse translation : “Marcus Plætorius/ Cestianus Ex Senatus Consulto”, (Marcus Plaetorius/ Cestianus par décret du Sénat).

Historical background


(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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