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ID:     73000790
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Papius
Date Ruled:     79 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Serrate Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 79
Weight:     3.90 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat’s skin headdress; dolium behind
Reverse Legend:     L PAPI
Reverse Description:     Griffin springing right; Hydria below
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 384/1 (symbols 10)
Reference2:     RSC Papia 1
Reference3:     Sydenham 773
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, toned, light scratches in the upper field on reverse.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 790 Ex Classical Numismatic Group 64 (24 September 2003), lot 802.