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Denarius of Papia 1

Silver denarius, 19mm, 3.73gm, issued 79 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: Head of Juno Sospita right clad in goats skin, apex behind.

Rev: L PAPI, Gryphon leaping right, culullus below.

References: Sear 311, Cr 384/1.

Toned.

The apex is a small road worn on top of the hat used by certain Roman priests. A culullus was the drinking cup used in religious ceremonies.

1108BRU2   |   Very Fine   |   SOLD