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E-auction 248-170773 - RUTILIA Denier

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Estimate : 150 €
Price : 140 €
Maximum bid : 140 €
End of the sale : 15 January 2018 14:20:30
bidders : 12 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 77 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 3,93 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan légèrement ovale, parfaitement centré des deux côtés avec les grènetis visibles. Beau portrait de Rome. Frappe un peu molle au revers. Une fine patine grise recouvre l’exemplaire. Une rayure devant le visage
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la vente Rauch (Vienne) 86, n° 1460


Obverse legend : FLAC.
Obverse description : Tête casquée de Rome à droite.
Obverse translation : “Flaccus”, (Flaccus).


Reverse legend : L. RVTILI À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Victoire dans un bige galopant à droite, tenant une couronne de la main droite et les rênes de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Rutilius”, (Lucius Rutilius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 192 coins de droit et de 213 coins de revers.

Historical background


(77 BC) Lucius Rutilius Flaccus

The 77 year is eventful. Catullus and crush Pompey Lepidus who died in Sardinia. Caesar continues Dolabella for extortion. In Spain, the revolt of Sertorius won several success and he is joined by Perpena. Pompey sent to Spain to quell the rebellion, the opportunity to crush a rebellion in Transalpine Gaul.

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