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Offline Desibot

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Roman / greek
« on: August 07, 2018, 10:49:04 PM »
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Re: Roman / greek
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2018, 11:00:19 PM »
Roman Republic
Q. Lutatius Cerco. Denarius.
Denarius, Rome, 109 or 108 BC.
Obv: Helmeted head of Mars or Roma right, on helmet a feather between two stars, ROMA above, CERCO before, X (value mark) behind.
Rx: Galley right with oars; beneath the apluster is seen the head of the pilot, while the stem of the prow terminates in a helmeted human head; above, Q. LVTATI (VT ligate) / Q; all within oak wreath with acorns. Crawford 305/1.
Sydenham 559. RSC Lutatia 2.
"The reverse type records the great victory of the consul C. Lutetius Catalus over the Carthaginian fleet under Hanno off the island of Aegusa in B.C. 241" (BMC II, p. 298).

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Re: Roman / greek
« Reply #2 on: August 08, 2018, 12:14:57 AM »
Looks like it broke and was repaired with superglue.

Peter
An unidentified coin is a piece of metal. An identified coin is a piece of history.

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Re: Roman / greek
« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2018, 12:50:23 AM »
Thanks again

Yes peter its a shame it does have a crack