|Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1301. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 9 January 2006.
Sold For $250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
[Roman Moneyer Issues] L. Cassius Longinus.
63 BC. AR Denarius (3.87 g, 4h). Rome mint. Veiled and draped bust of Vesta left; L below chin, kylix (two-handled cup) behind / LONGIN. III. [V] to right, togate voter standing left, dropping tablet marked V (Uti rogas
) into cista at left. Crawford 413/1; Sydenham 935; Kestner 3407 var. (letter below chin); BMCRR Rome 3931-3932; Cassia 10. EF, light gray and iridescent toning. ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.
In 137 BC L. Cassius Ravilla proposed a method of voting, known as the Lex Cassia Tabellaria. The reverse celebrates and commemorates that proposal becoming law.