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    C. Cassius Longinus, Assassin of Caesar (early 42 BC). AR denarius (20mm, 3.76 gm, 6h). Military mint moving with Brutus and Cassius, probably at Smyrna. P. Lentulus Spinther, legate. C • CASSI • IMP LEIBERTAS, veiled, diademed, and draped bust of Libertas right / LENTVLVS SPINT, jug and lituus. Crawford 500/5. CRI 223. Sydenham 1305. RSC 6. Well struck and lightly toned. One of the best known examples of this scarce type! Good Extremely Fine.

    EX RBW Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 63, 17 May 2012), lot 521; Numismatica Ars Classica 8, (2-4 April 1995), lot 624. 


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