Marcus Iunius Brutus Denarius

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AR2295
Extremely fine. Attractive, fully centered piece with beautiful patina. Ex NAC Zürich auction.
Magistrate      Pedanus Costa
Legate who fought at the side of Marcus Iunius Brutus against the triumviri

Value: Denarius

Material: Silver

Details: Diameter: 17 mm, weight: 3.62 g.
Military mint traveling with Brutus and Cassius in western Asia Minor or northern Greece, Late summer - autumn 42 BC

Avers: Laureate head of Apollo right in wreath of dots
LEG COSTA

Revers: Trophy composed of cuirass, crested helmet, oval shield with incurved sides, and two crossed spears
IMP BRVTVS

Condition Extremely fine. Attractive, fully centered piece with beautiful patina.

References: Sear 209, BMC 59, Syd. 1296, Bab. 42; Crawf. 506/2;

Provenance: Acquired 2017 in a German auction house specialized in numismatics. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica Zürich 2016 auction.

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