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ID:     711355
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Sestius and Q. Caepio Brutus
Date Ruled:     42 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Quinarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 42
Weight:     1.62 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     L. SESTI / PRO Q
Obverse Description:     L. SESTI above, PRO Q in exergue, quaestorial chair, against which rests diagonal staff; modius before
Reverse Legend:     Q. CAEPIO BRVT[VS. PRO. COS]
Reverse Description:     Q. CAEPIO BRVT[VS. PRO. COS], tripod between simpulum to left and apex (priest's cap) to right
Mint:     Military mint (south-western Asia Minor) with Brutus
Primary Reference:     Crawford 502/4
Reference2:     RSC 13
Reference3:     Sydenham 1292
Reference4:     Kestner -; BMCRR East 47; CRI 203
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, deep toning, minor pitting, reverse struck slightly off center, edge test cut
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1355 ($300)