Barbarous Imitative denarius of L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, with AL countermart.

Ancient Coins - Barbarous Imitative denarius of L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus, with AL countermart.
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This coin imitates the anonymous denarii of ca. 128 BC, attributed to L. Caecilius Metellus Diadematus.  There is no way to be certain who made this particular imitation, but they are often attributed to Thracian tribes.

Denomination : Silver denarius.

Reference : RSC - Caecilia-38. S-138.

Size : 17.1 x 18.0 mm. Weight : 2.97 grams.

Grade : F

Obverse : Helmeted head or Roma right, with anXI monogram denomination mark behind. There is an AL countermart of uncertain meaning, on Roma's head.   It is uncertain when this countermark was applied, as the letter form of the A has a somewhat modern look to it, and might be 17th century or newer.

Reverse : Pax driving a biga right, with an elephant's head below the horses, with ROMA below.

Price SKU: vcoin2791
US$ 49.50
  • € 40.21
  • £ 35.23
  • AUD 64.27
  • CHF 48.14
  • CAD 62.56

Rates for: 04/21/18

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