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    L. Procilius. 80 B.C. AR denarius (19 mm, 4.06 g). Head of Juno Sospita right; S. C behind / Juno Sospita, holding spear and shield, in biga right; coiled serpent below. Crawford 379/2; Sydenham 772; Procilia 2. Toned, good VF.
    The types on this coin suggest that the Procilia gens derived from Lanuvium where there existed a large cult of Juno Sospita. It is believed that the moneyer is one and the same as the historian Procilius, and he is also generally identified with the senator who was condemned for misconduct in 56 B.C.


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    September, 2003
    18th-19th Thursday-Friday
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