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    C. Clodius Vestalis. 41 B.C. AR denarius (19 mm, 3.90 g). Laureate and draped bust of Flora right; lily behind / Vestal virgin, veiled, seated left, holding a two-handled bowl. Crawford 512/2; HCRI 317; Sydenham 1135; Claudia 13. Nice VF, obverse banker's mark.
    The reverse depicts the statue of the Vestal virgin, Claudia Quinta, who carried the image of Cybele from Pessinus to Rome in 204 B.C. The obverse refers to the Ludi Florales, games which were first organized under the moneyer's ancestor in 240 B.C.


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    September, 2003
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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