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ID:     778625
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Caecilius Q.F. Q.N. Metellus
Date Ruled:     127 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 127
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     3.83 g
Die Axis:     2 h
Obverse Legend:     ROMA / *
Obverse Description:     Head of Apollo right, wearing taenia; mark of value below chin
Reverse Legend:     M ·METELLVS ·Q ·F
Reverse Description:     Macedonian shield decorated with elephant's head; all within laurel-wreath
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 369/1
Reference2:     RSC Caecilia 30
Reference3:     Syd 719
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=94616
Grade:     VF.