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Rome - The Republic

Moneyer: Decimius Flavus
Held Office: 150 BC
Denomination: AR Denarius
Mint: Rome
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma right. "X" behind to left
Reverse: Diana in Biga right, holding whip. "FLAVS" below horses. "ROMA" in exergue
Reference: RCVM 86, RSC Decimia 1, RRC 207/1
Weight: 3.9 gms
Diameter: 18.2 mm


His ancestor of the same name, was Tribune of the Soldiers in 209 B.C. He rescued M. Claudius Marcellus from defeat by repulsing a charge of Hanibal's elephants. The previous Flavus was made Praetor Urbanus in 184 B.C. and died the same year.

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