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ID:     5573
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Caecilius Q.f. Q.n. Metellus
Date Ruled:     127 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Date Struck:     B.C. 127
Diameter:     17.8 mm
Weight:     3.87 g
Obverse Legend:     ROMA XVI
Obverse Description:     Head of roma right in a winged helmet, roma behind, x (xvi in monogram) below chin
Reverse Legend:     M METELLVS Q F
Reverse Description:     Macedonian shield, decorated with elephants head in center, m metellvs q f around, all within laurel wreath
CM 1 Description:     0
CM 1 Reference:     0
CM 2 Description:     0
CM 2 Reference:     0
CM 3 Description:     0
CM 3 Reference:     0
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 263/1a
Reference2:     RSC Caecilia 29
Reference3:     Sydenham 480
Reference4:     SRCV 139
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS