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980943. C. Memmius C.f. 56 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.84 g, 7h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Quirinus right, wearing long hair and beard in formal ringlets; QVIRINVS downwards to left, C • MEMMI • C • F downwards to right / Ceres seated right, holding torch in left hand and three stalks of grain in right; to right, serpent erect; MEMMIVS • AED • CERIALIA • PREIMVS • FECIT around. Crawford 427/2; Sydenham 921; Kestner 3463-4; BMCRR Rome 3940-2; Memmia 9. Superb EF, toned. ($2250) Ex Patrick Tan Collection; Numismatica Ars Classica 54 (24 March 2010), lot 240; Numismatica Ars Classica 29 (11 May 2005), lot 369.

980965. Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. Man. Acilius Glabrio. 49 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.92 g, 10h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Salus right, wearing cruciform earring and necklace, hair ornamented with jewels collected into a knot behind, and two locks falling down neck; SALVTIS upward to left / Valetudo (Salus) standing left, holding serpent in right hand, resting left arm on column; (MN) • ACILIVS [III •] VIR • VALE(TV) around. Crawford 442/1a; CRI 16; Sydenham 922; Kestner 3511-3; BMCRR Rome 3945; Acilia 8. Choice EF, toned. Well centered and struck. ($575)

978915. Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. L. Plautius Plancus. 47 BC. AR Denarius (18mm, 4.00 g, 12h). Rome mint. Facing mask of Medusa with disheveled hair, coiled serpents at either side of face; L • PLAVTIVS below / Aurora, winged and draped, flying right, head facing slightly left, holding reins in each hand, conducting four rearing horses of the sun; PLANCVS below. Crawford 453/1a; CRI 29; Sydenham 959; Kestner 3561-2; BMCRR Rome 4004-7; Plautia 15. EF, toned. ($1650)

981941. Moneyer issues of Imperatorial Rome. P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus. 42 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.85 g, 4h). Rome mint. Laureate head of Apollo right; lyre to left / Diana Lucifera standing facing, head right, bow and quiver on her shoulder, holding lighted torch in each hand; M • F downward left, P • CLODIVS downward right. Crawford 494/23; CRI 184; Sydenham 1117; Kestner 3724-8; BMCRR Rome 4290; Claudia 15. Choice EF, toned. ($795) Ex CNG Inventory 937299 (April 2013).

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