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Denarius of Cornelia 50

Silver denarius, 17mm, 3.6gm, issued 88 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: Bust of Mars, wearing crested helmet, armed with spear, seen from behind.

Rev: CN LENTV[L], Victory holding wreath, in biga right.

References: Sear 254, Cr 345/1.


A large issue struck during the Social War. The type anticipates Roman Victory - see RRC p731.

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