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Live auction - brm_667819 - ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Denier

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Estimate : 980 €
Price : 730 €
Maximum bid : 800 €
End of the sale : 15 June 2021 14:38:57
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 86 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 3,71 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie idéalement centrée présentant un très joli portrait d’Apollon. Revers agréable. Patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon Véjovis à droite surmontant un foudre.


Reverse legend : VER// GAR. OGV..
Reverse description : Jupiter dans un quadrige galopant à droite, brandissant un foudre de la main droite et tenant les rênes de la main gauche ; au-dessus, marque de contrôle C.
Reverse translation : “Vergilia, Gargilia, Ogulnia”, (Vergilia, Gargilia, Ogulnia).


Pour ce type, toutes variétés confondues, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 30 coins de droit et 33 coins de revers. Avec cinq variétés, ce type est un des deniers les plus rares pour la République. C’est la deuxième fois que nous en proposons un à la vente !.

Historical background


(86 BC) Anonymes

Lucius Cornelius Cinna and Gaius Marius was consul in 86 BC Marius was consul for the seventh time when he died in January and was replaced by Lucius Valerius Flaccus. Cinna will share other consul uninterrupted 87-84 before being assassinated. Sylla took Athens, after the battles of Chaeronea and Orchomenus sign peace with Mithridates VI of Dardanus Bridge (120-63 BC). Nicomedes IV of Bithynia (94-74 BC) and I Ariobarzanes Cappadocia (95-63 BC) are restored. Catullus and Sallust are both born in 86 BC.

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