Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, Silver Denarius

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Cn. Cornelius Lentulus, Silver Denarius

Cn. Cornelius Lentulus (76-75 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Mint of Spain (?). Draped bust of the Genius Populi Romani facing right, a band ties in hair and a sceptre over far shoulder, G·P·R above, rev. a sceptre with wreath, a globe and a rudder, EX - S C on left and right, CN LEN Q below, 3.88g., 6h (Crawford 393/1a; Sydenham 732; RBW 1432). An exceptional example of this issue, good metal, light iridescent toning, lustrous, good extremely fine.

Provenance:

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica, auction 78, 26-27 May 2014, lot 648

 

CG05070

£595
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