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Q. Caecilius Metellus
AR denarius. 125 BC. 3,91 grs. Helmeted head of Roma right, ROMA behind, mark of value below chin / Jupiter in biga of elephants left, Victory flying right above. In exergue C.METELLVS.
Craw 269/1. RSC Caecilia 14.

This coin commemorates the victory of Consul L.Caecilius Metellus in Panormus,Sicily, ( 251 BC ) against the Carthaginian troops of Hasdrubal in the first Punic war, and the capture of his elephants. On his return to Rome the Consul is granted the Triumph , for the first time in western history with some elephants.

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