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Denarius of Postumia 10

Silver denarius, 17mm, 3.95gm, issued 48 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: PIETAS, Head of Pietas facing right.

Rev: ALBINVS [BRVTI F], Two joined hands holding caduceus.

References: Sear 427, Cr 450/2.

Weak in places.

Decimus Junius Brutus was the cousin of Marcus Junius Brutus and a legate and friend of Caesar's during the Gallic War. Regardless of his close association he joined the conspiracy to assassinate Caesar, and may have been the intended recipient of the "Et tu Brute" quote.

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