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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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    January, 2014
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