Republican Denarius. 110 BC . Citizen confronts Magistrate

Ancient Coins - Republican Denarius. 110 BC . Citizen confronts Magistrate
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P Porcius Laeca.  110 - 109 BC .

Silver Denarius  (3.5 gm)
 
Obv : P LAECA ; Helmeted Head of Roma, rt.  X below chin.
Rev : PROVO[CO] ; Military Governor standing left, raising right hand above togate citizen standing right; attendant standing left and behind, holding three rods.
 
References : Porcia 4 ; Sear 178 (RCV 2000)
 
"An important reverse type illustrating the priniple of provocatio, a proceedure by which a citizen had the right to appeal to the people against the decision of a magistrate which he considered to represent an abuse of official power" - David Sear (RCV 2000)
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