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506099.

M. Plaetorius M.f. Cestianus. 57 BC. AR Denarius (18.5mm, 3.84 g, 5h). Rome mint. Young male head (Bonus Eventus) right with flowing hair, A behind / Upright winged caduceus; CEST E•X • S • C downward to left, M PLAETORI downward to right. Crawford 405/5; Sydenham 807; Plaetoria 5; BMCRR Rome 3554-73 var. (obv. symbol); RBW 1453 var. (same). Superb EF, light iridescent toning, slightly off center on obverse.


Ex Alan J. Harlan Collection; De La Tour Collection (Hess-Divo 314, 4 May 2009), lot 1380; Numismatica Ars Classica 2 (21 February 1990), lot 368.