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Roman Republic, L. Licinius Crassus and Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus with L. Pomponius, 118 B.C.
The reverse commemorates the victory in Gaul of Cn. Domitius Ahenobarbus over the Allobroges and Bituitus, King of the Averni. King Bituitus was taken prisoner and in the triumph of Fabius at Rome he was displayed in his chariot of silver. Minted at the newly-founded city of Narbo, the first Roman colony in Gaul. L. Pomponius was a junior colleague of the two primary magistrates. L. Licinius Crassus and L. Porcius Licinus minted similar types.
RR59064. Silver denarius serratus, SRCV I 158, Crawford 282/4, Sydenham 522, RSC I Pomponia 7, Sydenham 522, VF, Narbo (Narbonne, France) mint, weight 3.816g, maximum diameter 20.8mm, die axis 135o
, 118 B.C.; obverse head of Roma right in winged helmet, L·POMPONI CN F (NF in monogram) around,
(XVI ligature, mark of value=16 asses) behind; reverse naked Gallic warrior in biga right with shield, spear and carnyx, L·LIC·CN·DOM in exergue; SOLD
Catalog current as of Friday, August 23, 2019.
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