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ID:     711301
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Cassius Longinus
Date Ruled:     63 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 63
Weight:     3.87 g
Die Axis:     4 h
Obverse Legend:     L
Obverse Description:     Veiled and draped bust of Vesta left; L below chin, kylix (two-handled cup) behind
Reverse Legend:     LONGIN. III. [V] / V
Reverse Description:     LONGIN. III. [V] to right, togate voter standing left, dropping tablet marked V (Uti rogas) into cista at left
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 413/1
Reference2:     Cassia 10
Reference3:     Sydenham 935
Reference4:     Kestner 3407 var. (letter below chin); BMCRR Rome 3931-3932
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, light gray and iridescent toning
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1301 ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection. In 137 BC L. Cassius Ravilla proposed a method of voting, known as the Lex Cassia Tabellaria