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ID:     59-824
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     P. Licinius Crassus Jr and Q. Caecilus Metellus Pius Scipio
Date Ruled:     47-46 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     47-46 BC
Weight:     3.83 g
Obverse Legend:     Q.METEL.PIV[S] / SCIPIO.IMP / C.T / A
Obverse Description:     Q·METEL·PIV[S] – SCIPIO·IMP Lion-headed figure of Genius Terrae Africae, standing facing, clad in long robes, holding ankh in r. hand; at sides of head, C·T· – A
Reverse Legend:     P.CRASSVS.INV / LEG.PRO.PR
Reverse Description:     P·CRASSVS·IVN – LEG PRO·PR Victory standing l., holding caduceus and shield
Primary Reference:     Crawford 460/4
Reference2:     Caecilia 51
Reference3:     Syd 1050
Reference4:     SRCV 1378
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica
Source:     http://arsclassicacoins.com
Grade:     AEF
Notes:     Extremely rare. Dark tone, control mark on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine