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ID:     711352
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Mussidius T.F. Longus and C. Julius Caesar (Octavianus)
Date Ruled:     42 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 42
Weight:     3.99 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Julius Caesar right
Reverse Legend:     L. MVSSIDIVS LONGVS
Reverse Description:     Rudder, cornucopiae on globe, winged caduceus, and flamen's cap
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 494/39a
Reference2:     RSC 29
Reference3:     Sydenham 1096a
Reference4:     Kestner 3750; BMCRR Rome 4238-4239; CRI 116
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, handsome gray toning, a hint of iridescence, a tiny mark on neck
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1352 ($2000)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection. Postumus issue struck by Octavian.