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Rome - The Republic

Moneyer: M. Plaetorius M. f. Cestianus
Held Office: Moneyer 67 BC
Denomination: AR Denarius
Mint: Rome
Obverse: Bust of 'Vacuna' (or Isis?) right, wearing a wreathed and crested helmet, bow and quiver on shoulder; cornucopiae below chin, "CESTIANVS" behind, "S•C" before.
Reverse: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head left; "M• PLAETORIVS M•F•AED•CVR" around.
Reference: RRC 409/1; BMCRR Rome 3596-3601; RSC Plaetoria 4, RCVM 349
Weight: 4.0 gms
Diameter: 19.1 mm
Comment: Cestianus strikes as Curule aedile by special decree of the Senate.

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