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Crawford 343/2, ROMAN REPUBLIC, M. Porcius Cato, AR Quinarius
Rome, The Republic.
M. Porcius Cato, 89 BCE.
AR Quinarius (2.08g; 14mm).
Rome Mint.

Obverse: M.CATO; Liber head facing right wearing ivy wreath; rudder (control mark) below.

Reverse: VICTRIX; Victory seated left, holding patera in outstretched hand and palm over left shoulder.

References: Crawford 343/2b; Sydenham 597c; BMCRR (Italy) 677-93var (symbol); Porcia 7.

Provenance: Ex Elsen 141 (15 Jun 2019) Lot 152; Elsen List 60 (Oct 1983), Lot 37.

The precise identity of the moneyer is uncertain. Crawford believes the obverse head of Liber alludes to the Porcian Laws which broadened the rights of Roman citizens with respect to punishments and appeals. This issue of quinarii was huge, with Crawford estimating 400 obverse and 444 reverse dies. The obverse appears in two varieties: one with control marks below the head, and one without. The control marks include Greek and Latin letters, numbers and symbols.
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okidoki  [Aug 26, 2019 at 11:47 AM]
great looks
Steve P  [Aug 27, 2019 at 04:26 PM]
Cool addition, coin-bro (congrats)
quadrans  [Aug 27, 2019 at 08:34 PM]
Wow, nice piece...
PMah  [Aug 28, 2019 at 05:19 AM]
Very nice example.
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