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E-auction 237-160531 - ROMAN REPUBLIC - ANONYMOUS Denier

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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 53 €
Maximum bid : 101 €
End of the sale : 30 October 2017 14:28:30
bidders : 12 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 86 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20,5 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 3,91 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan large et ovale, bien centré. Petites faiblesses de frappe des deux cotés. Patine grise


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


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Jupiter dans un quadrige galopant à droite, brandissant un foudre de la main droite et tenant les rênes de la main gauche.


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 456 coins de droit et de 507 coins de revers, représentant une production totale comprise entre un million et un million et demi de deniers.

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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