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A Roman Republican silver denarius of C. Antestius showing the Dioscuri on horseback Coin Type: Silver denarius of C. Antestius, Roman Republic, 146 BCE.
Mint and Date: Rome, 146 BCE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 3.88g
Obverse: C. ANTESTI (ANTE as a monogram)
Helmeted head of Roma right. X in front; puppy behind.
Reverse: The Dioscuri galloping right, carrying couched spears.
Exergie: ROMA
Ref: RCV (2000) 95/2; RSC Antestia 2.
Provenance: lodge-antiquities (eBay), November 2002.
BW Ref: 009 052 037
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