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Denarius of Marcia 8

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.87gm, issued 134 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: Helmeted head of Roma right, X below chin, modius behind.

Rev: M MARC (ROMA in ex.), Victory in biga right, two ears of corn below.

References: Sear 122, Cr 245/1.

The modius and corn ears probably alludes to the moneyer's ancestor who was the first plebian aedile to distribute corn to the people.

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