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Roman Republic, P. Clodius M.f. Turrinus, Moneyer, AR Denarius, 42 BC

185.00 AUD

Origin:
Rome mint
Authority:
P. Clodius M. f. Turrinus, Moneyer
Denomination:
AR Denarius
Composition:
Silver
Date:
42 BC
Obverse:
Head of Apollo right, laureate; hair collected into a knot, and falling in two locks down his neck jewel near his ear; behind, lyre
Reverse:
Diana Lucifera in long drapery, her bow and quiver behind her shoulders, standing front, head to right; she holds long lighted torch with each hand; on right, P CLODIVS; on left M•F
Size:
19.82mm, 3.9g, 7h
Grade:
near VF, beautifully toned, some pitting
Reference:
Crawford 494/23; CRI 184; Sydenham 1117; Claudia 15; RBW 1727; Kestner 3724-3728; BMCRR I 4290
Almost nothing is known of Publius Clodius, son of Marcus Clodius, other that he was one of a quattuorvirate of the mint. That quattuorvirate, comprising L. Livineius Regulus, P. Clodius, L. Mussidius Longus, and C. Vibius Varus was appointed by the second triumvirate, the political alliance of Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, Marcus Antonius, and Marcus Aemilius Lepidus.
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