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Live auction - brm_568652 - SENTIA Denier

SENTIA Denier MS
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Estimate : 350 €
Price : 200 €
Maximum bid : 200 €
End of the sale : 28 January 2020 14:24:02
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 101 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,99 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan ovale, idéalement centré. Superbe portrait de Rome, de très beau style. Belle patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Niels

Obverse


Obverse legend : (AR)G. PVB.
Obverse description : Tête casquée de Rome à droite.
Obverse translation : “Ex Argento Publico”, (de l’Argent Public).

Reverse


Reverse legend : L. SENTI. C. F À L’EXERGUE ; AU DESSUS, MARQUE DE CONTRÔLE O.
Reverse description : Jupiter dans un quadrige galopant à droite, tenant un sceptre de la main droite et un foudre de la gauche.
Reverse translation : “Lucius Sentius Caii Filius”, (Lucius Sentius Fils de Caius).

Commentary


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 93 coins de droit et de 116 coins de revers.

Historical background


SENTIA

(101 BC) Lucius Sentius

The year 101 is still dominated by the unrest in the West. Marius got the Cimbri in Cisalpine and abrogate the barbarian invasions in Gaul. In the East, Mithridates VI of Pontus (121-63 BC) and Nicomedes III of Bithynia (128-94 BC) share Paphlagonia and Galatia occupy.

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