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ID:     59-711
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Caecilius Q.F. Q.N. Metellus
Date Ruled:     127 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     127 BC
Weight:     3.93 g
Obverse Legend:     ROMA / X
Obverse Description:     Helmeted head of Roma r.; behind, ROMA downwards, below chin X
Reverse Legend:     M.METELLVS.Q.F
Reverse Description:     Macedonian shield with elephant's head at center, M.METELLVS.Q.F around, all within laurel wreath
Primary Reference:     Crawford 263/1b
Reference2:     Caecilia 29
Reference3:     Syd 480a
Reference4:     SRCV 139
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica
Source:     http://arsclassicacoins.com
Grade:     AEF
Notes:     Toned and about extremely fine