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Live auction - brm_718070 - VALERIA Denier

VALERIA Denier AU
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Starting price : 300 €
Estimate : 500 €
Price : 330 €
Maximum bid : 350 €
End of the sale : 25 January 2022 14:33:04
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : Denier
Date: 109-108 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 18,5 mm
Orientation dies : 3 h.
Weight : 3,83 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire sur un flan bien centré des deux côtés. Superbe buste, détaillé. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste drapé de Victoria (la Victoire) à droite, l’aile visible derrière le dos, XVI en monogramme sous le menton.

Reverse


Reverse legend : L. VALERI/ FLACCI.
Reverse description : Mars nu marchant à gauche, tenant une lance de la main droite et un trophée sur l’épaule gauche ; à gauche, l’apex ; à droite, un épi de blé.
Reverse translation : “Lucii Valeri Flacci”, (à Lucius Valerius Flaccus).

Commentary


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 150 coins de droit et de 187 coins de revers.

Historical background


VALERIA

(109-108 BC) Lucius Valerius Flaccus

In 107 BC, Marius put on the first of his seven consulates. Metellus succeeding in the war against Jugurtha, he seized Capsa. Belonging to the People's Party, he encouraged the commitment of volunteers and proletarians (proletarii) in the army. The second consul Lucius Cassius Longinus was beaten in Gaul by Tiguriens.

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