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Denarius of Memmia 9-10

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.6gm, issued 57 BC.

Obv: C MEMMI C F, Head of Ceres right, with wreath of corn and earring in the shape of cross, hair collected in knot behind and falling down neck.

Rev: C MEMMIVS IMPERATOR, Captive kneeling right before trophy of eastern arms.

References: Sear 387, Cr 427/1.

Glossy dark tone, scarce.

The identity of the imperator Memmius and the nature of his deeds are uncertain.

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