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ID:     77000605
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Plautius Plancus
Date Ruled:     47 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Weight:     3.96 g
Die Axis:     4 h
Obverse Description:     L • PLAVTIVS below, Facing mask of Medusa with disheveled hair, coiled serpents at either side of face
Reverse Description:     PLANCVS below, Aurora, draped and winged, flying right, head facing slightly left, holding reins in each hand and palm frond in left, conducting four rearing horses of the sun
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 453/1a
Reference2:     CRI 29
Reference3:     Sydenham 959
Reference4:     Kestner 3561-3562; BMCRR Rome 4004; Plautia 15
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=115028
Grade:     Good VF, deep mauve-gray toning, area of flat strike, as usual, a shallow, narrow edge test cut.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 605 Ex Classical Numismatic Group 49 (17 March 1999), lot 1271.