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Lot 1833    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Roman Silver & Bronze

Estimate $400
SOLD $290

Q. CASSIUS LONGINUS, (c.55 B.C.), silver denarius, Rome mint, (3.712 grams), obv. Vesta veiled head to right, VEST before, Q. CASSIVS behind, rev. curule chair within circular temple of Vesta between urn and voting tablet inscribed AC, (S.389 [£90 VF], Cr.428/1, Syd.917, B.Cassia 9 [£70]). Attractive grey patina, nearly extremely fine and rare.

Ex B.A. Seaby Ltd., London, April 10, 1959. 36 obverse dies used for this coinage as calculated by Crawford.

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