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Brutus Gold Stater
Roman Consul Brutus in center accompanied by two lictors
KOΣΩN in ex. BR monogram on left.

Eagle standing left on scepter, wings open raising wreath in left claw.

Eastern mint, Dacia? 43-42 B.C.

8.38g

Choice aUNC

RPC I 1701; BMC Thrace p. 208, 1; BMCRR II 48; Crawford 433/1

Ex-ANE, Ex CNG

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For an excellent write up/ theory on these coins including a fascinating metalurgy report:
http://www.calgarycoin.com/reference/articles/koson/koson.htm

And of course the numiswiki article:
http://www.forumancientcoins.com/numiswiki/view.asp?key=Koson
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Mat  [Jan 26, 2017 at 10:04 PM]
Amazing, what more can be said. Congrats.
Molinari  [Jan 26, 2017 at 10:55 PM]
Beautiful!
orfew  [Jan 26, 2017 at 11:20 PM]
Wow, great coin Jay!
Sam  [Jan 27, 2017 at 12:29 AM]
Superb addition, congratulations !
Randygeki(h2)  [Jan 27, 2017 at 02:46 AM]
Hell of a coin Jay!
FlaviusDomitianus  [Jan 27, 2017 at 05:44 AM]
My sincere congratulations!
*Alex  [Jan 27, 2017 at 09:33 AM]
Really nice example Jay. Congratulations.
Potator II  [Jan 27, 2017 at 11:16 AM]
WOW ! fantastic coin, now I want one too !!
Enodia  [Jan 28, 2017 at 05:27 PM]
fantastic coin Jay. historic, artistic, and gold!
Severusalex  [Jan 29, 2017 at 10:49 PM]
Great coin Jay, and even more amazing when you see the koson and denarius of Brutus side by side!
Metrodorus  [Feb 15, 2017 at 05:36 AM]
Lucky!
Sosius  [May 11, 2017 at 04:43 PM]
Yeah! You got one. Congrats. Great article links too!
okidoki  [Jan 01, 2018 at 10:22 AM]
cheers Jay, Happy new year
Ancient Aussie  [Apr 12, 2019 at 07:20 AM]
Absolutely fantastic coin Jay.
Nemonater  [May 18, 2019 at 11:28 PM]
Of the finest style, incredible details!