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Roman Republic, Lucius Cassius Caeicianus, c. 102 B.C.
The yoke of oxen was used by the Romans as a symbol of colonization. This coin probably refers to a colony established by an ancestor of the moneyer. The control marks on the obverse and reverse are combined in opposite alphabetical order, e.g., A with X, B with V, C with T, down to K with M. -- The Coinage of the Roman Republic by Edward A. Sydenham
RR88380. Silver denarius
594, RSC I Cassia
4, SRCV I
1730 var. (C• / T•), RBW Collection
1176 var. (controls), aVF, toned
, banker's mark, bumps, scratches, tiny test cut
on edge, Rome
3.913g, maximum diameter
17.4mm, die axis
, c. 102 B.C.; obverse
left, wreathed in grain, CAEICIAN (AE and AN ligate
) upward behind, C (control mark) upper right; reverse
two oxen yoked left, plow and T (control mark) above, L•CASSI in exergue
; ex FORVM (2002); ON LAYAWAY
Catalog current as of Friday, May 24, 2019.
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