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ID:     74000551
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     Q. Salvius (Salvidienus Rufus) and C. Julius Caesar (Octavianus)
Date Ruled:     40 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Date Struck:     BC 40
Weight:     3.91 g
Die Axis:     5 h
Obverse Legend:     C. CAESAR. III. VIR. R. P. C
Obverse Description:     Bare head right, wearing slight beard
Reverse Legend:     Q. SALVIVS I-MP. COS. DES / G
Reverse Description:     Thunderbolt; G above.
Mint:     Military mint traveling with Octavian in Italy
Primary Reference:     Crawford 523/1b
Reference2:     Sydenham 1326a
Reference3:     RSC 514b
Reference4:     CRI 300; Kestner 3803 var. (DESIG); BMCRR Gaul 87
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, light toning.
Notes:     Sale: Triton X, Lot: 551 EF, light toning Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 29 (11 May 2005), lot 422. Q. Salvius, magistrate. Rare. Excellent centering and strike.