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ID:     711353
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Sestius and Q. Caepio Brutus
Date Ruled:     42 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 42
Weight:     3.60 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     L. SESTI. PRO. Q
Obverse Description:     Veiled and draped bust of Libertas right, wearing pearl necklace
Reverse Legend:     Q. CAEPIO. BRVTVS. PRO. COS
Reverse Description:     Tripod between axe and simpulum.
Mint:     Military
Primary Reference:     Crawford 502/2
Reference2:     CRI 201
Reference3:     Sydenham 1290
Reference4:     Kestner 3772; BMC East 41 (plate CXI, 5, same obverse die); RSC 11
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, shallow obverse cleaning scratches, a tiny dig on the neck, traces of horn silver, reverse slightly off center
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1353 ($1500)