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Denarius of Aemilia 10

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.74gm, issued 62 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA, Veiled and diademed head of Concordia r.

Rev: TER PAVLLVS, L Aemilius Paullus on right with trophy and King Perseus and his sons before.

References: Sear 366, Cr 415/1.

Toned, scarce.

The moneyer's ancestor, L Aemilius Paullus defeated Perseus during the Third Macedonian War (171-168 BC) at the Battle of Pydna. King Perseus and his sons were displayed in Paullus' triumph at Rome and he was awarded the agnomen 'Macedonicus'. The moneyer was the brother of the latter Triumvir, M Aemilius Lepidus.

1805COL04   |   Very Fine   |   SOLD