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Live auction - brm_858006 - VIBIA Denier

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Type : Denier
Date: 90 AC.
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 950 ‰
Diameter : 19 mm
Orientation dies : 9 h.
Weight : 4,04 g.
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle sur un flan idéalement centré des deux côtés. Revers de toute beauté, finement détaillé. Joli portrait. Patine de collection


Obverse legend : PANSA.
Obverse description : Tête laurée d'Apollon à droite, les cheveux courts ; devant, un escargot.
Obverse translation : “Pansa”, (Pansa).


Reverse legend : C. VIBIVS. C. F. À L'EXERGUE.
Reverse description : Minerve debout dans un quadrige galopant à droite, casquée, tenant de la main droite un trophée et une longue javeline et les rênes de la main gauche.
Reverse translation : “Caius Vibius Caii Filius”, (Caius Vibius fils de Caius).


Pour ce type, M. Crawford a relevé une estimation de 988 coins de droit et de 1097 coins de revers pour six variétés représentant une production totale comprise entre deux et quatre millions de deniers.

Historical background


(90 BC)

The Gens Vibia is a plebeian family from Rome. The Social War broke out in 90 BC. The "lex Iulia" offered Roman citizenship to all allies who did not join the revolt against Rome.

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