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T.Quinctius Flaminius.
AR denarius. 126 BC. 3.93 g, 3h. Helmeted head of Roma right; flamenís cap to left, mark of value to right below chin / The Dioskori riding right; Macedonian shield between T Q below horses. ROMA in exergue. Crawford 267/1. RSC Quinctia 2
This coin by moneyer T.Q.Flaminius celebrates the Victory of the Consul of the same name,who in the battle of Cynoscephalae (197 BC)crushed the Macedonian Phalanxs of Philip V, making the Roman Legion the most potent fighting force in the Mediterranean world.
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labienus  [Apr 07, 2012 at 07:21 PM]
Not frequent at all to have those details on the shield. Lovely coin.
Romanorvm  [Apr 08, 2012 at 05:21 AM]
Beauty.