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ID:     79000917
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Papius
Date Ruled:     79 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Serrate Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 79
Weight:     3.80 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat-skin headdress; scepter to left
Reverse Legend:     L PAPI
Reverse Description:     Griffin springing right; curved sword below
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 384/1 (symbols 86)
Reference2:     Papia 1
Reference3:     Sydenham 773
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Good VF, hairline flan crack, minor porosity near edge on reverse which is struck slightly off center.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 917