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Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius Scipio (47-46 BC). AR denarius (18mm, 3.91 gm, 9h). Military mint traveling with Scipio in Africa. Q. METE[L] on right, [S]CIPIO. IMP on left, head of Africa right, wearing elephant's skin headdress; before, grain ear; below, plow left / EPPIVS on right, [L]EG. F. C on left, Hercules, nude, standing facing, hand on hip, resting on club draped with lion's skin and set on rock. Crawford 461/1. Sear 44. Sydenham 1051. Caecilia 50. Lightly toned. Choice Extremely Fine.

From the Mayflower Collection.

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