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Ancients: Q. Cassius Longinus. Ca. 55 BC. AR denarius (19mm, 3.67 gm, 6h). ...

2014 January 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coin Signature Auction - New York #3030

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Auction Ended On: Jan 6, 2014
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Location: Waldorf Astoria - Norse Suite
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

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Superb Q. Cassius Denarius
Q. Cassius Longinus. Ca. 55 BC. AR denarius (19mm, 3.67 gm, 6h).  Q¬∑CASSIVS - LIBERT, head of Libertas right, wearing pendant earring and necklace / Curule chair within temple of Vesta, shown as a circular edifice with a domed roof decorated with griffin heads, supported by four columns; in left field, urn and in right field, tablet inscribed AC. Crawford 428/2. Sydenham 918. RSC Cassia 8. Superbly detailed, with perfect metal surfaces, beautifully toned. Choice Extremely Fine.


Ex "Student and Mentor Collection" (NAC 70, 13 May 2013), lot  151; ex Sternberg sale VII, 1977, lot 422. 

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