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ID:     76001206
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Papius
Date Ruled:     79 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Serrate Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 79
Weight:     3.94 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Description:     Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat-skin headdress; leggings behind
Reverse Legend:     L┬ĚPAPI
Reverse Description:     Griffin leaping right; pipe below
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 384/1
Reference2:     Papia 1
Reference3:     Sydenham 773
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     VF, deeply toned, area of minor porosity on obverse, short hairline flan crack.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 1206 Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXIX (30 March 1994), lot 458.