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Denarius of Aemilia 8

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.8gm, issued c. 58 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: M SCAVR AED CVR, King Aretas III kneeling beside camel right.

Rev: P HYPSAEV[S] AED CVR CAPTV C HYPSAE COS, Jupiter in quadriga left, scorpion below.

References: Sear 379, Cr 422/1b.

Grey tone.

The obverse depicts the surrcnder of King Aretas III of the Nabataeans to M Aemilius Scaurus, one of the moneyers, as a legate of Pompey in his conquest of the East.

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