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    L. Cestius and C. Norbanus (ca. 43 BC). AV aureus (19mm, 8.01 gm, 1h). NGC VF 5/5 - 2/5, scratches, slight bend. Rome, ca. January-April 43 BC. Draped bust of Africa right, seen from front, wearing elephant skin headdress over helmet; large dotted border / L•CESTIVS / S•C-P R, Corinthian helmet right on curule chair with legs decorated with eagles; C•NORBA in exergue, large dotted border. Crawford 491/1a. Sydenham 1153. Cestia 1 and Norbana 3. Calicó 3.

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