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Live auction - brm_692247 - QUINCTIA Denier

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Estimate : 180 €
Price : 100 €
Maximum bid : 100 €
End of the sale : 25 January 2022 14:32:04
bidders : 1 bidder
Type : Denier
Date: 112-111 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,914 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire légèrement décentré au revers. Très joli buste d’Hercule. Patine grise


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste héroïque et lauré d’Hercule à gauche, vu de trois quarts en arrière, vêtu de la léonté, tenant la massue levée sur l’épaule.


Reverse legend : TI - Q/ S// D. S. S. INSCRIT SUR UNE TABLETTE EN CREUX.
Reverse description : Desultor galopant à gauche, tenant un second cheval ; un rat tourné à gauche sous les chevaux .
Reverse translation : “Tiberius Quinctius// de Senatus Sententia”, (Tibère Quinctius// selon les vœux du Sénat).

Historical background


(112-111 BC) Tiberius Quinctius

War broke out in Numidia 112 BC after Jugurtha had murdered many Roman citizens Cirta, the capital of the kingdom of Numidia the previous year, in response to the attempt to set tutelage of his kingdom by Rome . The war lasted until 105 BC In 111 BC, Publius Cornelius Scipio and Lucius Calpurnius Bestia Nasica were consuls.

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