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    M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus, 69BC, AR denarius (4.02 g), Draped female bust right, her hair in knot, control-symbol behind/Half-length figure of boy facing, holding before him long tablet inscribed SORS, SYD 801, CR 405/2, VF+/VF with some flattening and a small test cut on the reverse. This scarce coin depicts the oracle at Praeneste known as the Sortes Praenestinae. People wishing to determine their future cast a lot (SORS) in the form of a tablet in order to gain access to the oracle.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    29th-30th Thursday-Friday
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