Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio and P. Licinius Crassus.

3,000.00

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Description

Africa, military mint. 47-46 AD. AR denarius, 3.86 gr., 17.2 mm.

Obv: CRASS•IUN LEG•PRO•PR; turreted female head to the right; above: uncertain rectangular object, below: rostrum tridens; in left field: ear of corn, in right field: caduceus.

Rev: METEL•PIUS SCIP•IMP; trophy between lituus and jug.

Ref: Crawford 460/3; Sydenham 1049.
Very rare. Old cabinet tone. Very fine.

Ex Santamaria (4 June 1952) Signorelli, part II, lot 728.