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Denarius of Aemilia 10

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.49gm, issued 62 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: PAVLLVS LEPIDVS CONCORDIA, Veiled head of Concordia right.

Rev: PAVLLVS, L Aemilius Paullus on right touching trophy, Perseus and his two sons left.

References: Sear 366, Cr 415/1.

Bright, some surface pitting.

Comemmorates defeat of Perseus, king of macedon, by moneyer's ancestor, L Aemilius Pallus, in 168 BC. The king and his two sons were taken as captives and displayed in the triumph.

1205NBL3767   |   Very Fine   |   SOLD