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ID:     79000893
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Rubrius Dossenus [DOSSEN]
Date Ruled:     87 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     As
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 87
Weight:     10.41 g
Die Axis:     3 h
Obverse Description:     Janiform heads of Hercules and Mercury; club to left, caduceus to right
Reverse Legend:     DOSSEN / L·RVBRI
Reverse Description:     Prow of galley right, protruding from behind small distyle temple containing cylindrical altar
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 348/6 (citing 6 specimens in Paris)
Reference2:     Sydenham 710
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Near VF, dark green patina, earthen highlights, reverse struck slightly off center
Notes:     Sale: CNG 79, Lot: 893 Very rare. From Collection V.C.