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Cr 63/6 Sextans Anonymous [C Series]
211 BCE Sardinia

Head of Mercury right, wearing winged petasos; (mark of value) above
Prow of galley right; C to right, ROMA above, (mark of value) below.
19mm 4.64 gm

This series is associated only from Quinarius to Sextans by Crawford, likely issued by L. Cornelius Lentulus, and critical for the now-accepted dating of the start of the denarius, as Lentulus was Praetor in Sardinia in 211.
The sextans is the most common denomination of the series, which is probably why I have one...
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