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ID:     75000914
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     P. Licinius Crassus Jr and Q. Caecilus Metellus Pius Scipio
Date Ruled:     47-46 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 47-46
Weight:     3.86 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     SCIP.IMP/METEL.PIVS
Obverse Description:     Head of Jupiter right; eagle’s head and horizontal scepter below
Reverse Legend:     LEG. PRO. PR / CRASS.IVN
Reverse Description:     Curule chair flanked by stalk of grain and dragon’s head; scales balanced on cornucopia above
Mint:     Utica
Primary Reference:     Crawford 460/2
Reference2:     Caecilia 49
Reference3:     Syd 1048
Reference4:     CRI 41
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     Fine, darkly toned, shallow scratches and minor marks, tiny edge test cut.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 914 Ex Triton VIII (11 January 2005), lot 945.