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ID:     77000419
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     SICILY
City:     Henna
Issuer:     Pseudo-Autonomous. L. Munatius and M Cestius, duoviri
Date Ruled:     Struck 44-36 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE26
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 44-36
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     15.89 g
Die Axis:     11 h
Obverse Legend:     L [•] MVNATIVS M • CESTIVS
Obverse Description:     Veiled head of Demeter left, wearing grain ear wreath; torch below chin
Reverse Legend:     MVN • HENNAE
Reverse Description:     Hades standing left in quadriga right, holding protesting Persephone in right arm and scepter in left
Primary Reference:     RPC I 661
Reference2:     CNS 12/8 = Virzi 944 (same dies)
Reference3:     FITA 190
Reference4:     SNG ANS -; SNG Cop 235
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=114842
Grade:     VF, dark green patina, light overall roughness.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 419 From the Patrick Villemur Collection. Ex Lanz 86 (18 May 1998), lot 43.