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Roman republic - Plautia (L. Plautius Plancus) - Denarius AR - ROME (47 B.C.E.)

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Roman republic - Plautia (L. Plautius Plancus) - Denarius AR - ROME (47 B.C.E.)

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Weight: 3.83 g
Diameter: 18 mm
Metal: Silver
Example on an oval disk with visible serrated edges. Beautiful portrait of Medusa slightly decentred in the hair. Magnificent thin style reverse, well struck. Beautiful patina of an old collection.

Obverse side: Head of Medusa from the front, the hair ending in
Serpents. L. PLAVTIVS.
Reverse side: Winged dawn flying to the right and driving the four
Horses of the sun. PLANCVS.

On this example, the hair ends in serpents.

Rare R1type.
Cf: Crawford 453/1c; RSC Plautia 14; Sydenham 959b.

Lucius Plautius Plancus was the brother of Lucius Minutius Plancus,
But Lucius Plautius was adopted into the Plautia people.
Lucius Minutius Plancus was the mayor of the city in 45 B.C.E.
Before becoming proconsul of the Gaule Comata (Gallia Comata)
In 43 B.C.E. It is he who founded Copia, Roman colony best
Known by the name of Lyon. Plautius Plancus was first called
Gaius Munatius Plancus before being adopted by Lucius Plautius.
Unfortunately for him, like Cicero, Lucius Plautius Plancus
Was exiled in 43 B.C.E., his property confiscated and he was executed.

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