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A silver Roman Republican denarius of Mn Cordius Rufus showing a owl on a helmet, and a gorgoneion Coin Type: Silver denarius of Mn Cordius Rufus, Roman Republic, 46 BCE.
Mint and Date: Rome, 46 BCE.
Size and Weight: 16mm x 17mm, 3.71g
Obverse: Owl perched on crested Corinthian helmet right.
RVFVS behind.
Reverse: Aegis with head of Medusa at the centre.
MN (in monogram) CORDIVS around.
Ref: RCV (2000) 441; RSC Cordia 4.
Provenance: rowfar (eBay), July 2006.
BW Ref: 023 024 082
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