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ID:     27-0262
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     P. Licinius Crassus M.F.
Date Ruled:     55 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     circa 55 BC
Diameter:     21 mm
Weight:     3.36 g
Obverse Legend:     S·C
Obverse Description:     Laureate, diademed and draped bust of Venus right; S·C behind.
Reverse Legend:     P·CRASSVS· – M·F
Reverse Description:     Female figure leading horse left with right hand and holding spear in left hand; cuirass and shield at her feet.
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 430/1
Reference3:     Syd 929
Reference4:     B. Licinia 18
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Grade:     aEF, lightly toned, minor scratches.
Notes:     NAC Auction 27 (2004), lot 262.