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Roman Republic, Q. Minucius M.f. Thermus, 103 B.C.
The reverse refers to the moneyer's ancestor, Q. Minucius Q. f. L. n. Thermus, consul in 193 B.C., who distinguished himself by his bravery against the Ligurians.
RR88379. Silver denarius
592, RSC I Minucia
Italy 653, RBW Collection
1174, SRCV I
197, gVF, attractive style
, light marks, some die wear, exergue
not fully struck, Rome
3.670g, maximum diameter
19.2mm, die axis
, 103 B.C.; obverse head
left, wearing crested helmet, side
ornamented with feather and annulet; reverse
Roman soldier, on the left, fighting a barbarian, on the right, protecting a fallen comrade in center below, each holding a sword and shield
, Roman soldier holds oval shield
ornamented with a thunderbolt, barbarian wears a horned helmet, Q•TERM•MF in exergue
Catalog current as of Thursday, March 21, 2019.
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