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Live auction - brm_541973 - PROCILIA Denier serratus

PROCILIA Denier serratus XF/AU
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Estimate : 250 €
Price : 165 €
Maximum bid : 180 €
End of the sale : 30 July 2019 14:24:50
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Denier serratus
Date: 80 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,50 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie bien centrée. Superbe revers, finement détaillé. Portrait de Junon à l’usure régulière. Patine grise de collection
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Luc Corso


Obverse legend : S. C.
Obverse description : Tête de Junon Sospita à droite, coiffée de la dépouille de chèvre.
Obverse translation : “Senatus Consulto”, (avec l’accord du Sénat).


Reverse legend : L. PROCILI. F À L’EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Junon Sospita dans un bige galopant à droite, coiffée de la peau de chèvre, brandissant une javeline de la main droite et tenant un bouclier et les rênes de la main gauche ; un serpent sous le bige.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Procilius Filius”, (Lucius Procilius Filius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 124 coins de droit et de 138 coins de revers.

Historical background


(80 BC) Lucius Procilius

Lucius Procilius seems to be a historian, a contemporary of Cicero, and could be identified with the tribune of the plebs in 56 BC Clodius, who was accused by two years later violence and was sentenced.

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