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Roman Imperatorial: C. Cassius Longinus


Roman Imperatorial, C. Cassius Longinus, AR Denarius, 42 BC, Probably minted in Smyrna, P. Lentulus Spinther as Legate
C CASSI IMP-LEIBERTAS
Veiled, diademed, draped head of Liberty right
LENTVLVS / SPINT
Ewer and lituus
17mm x 18mm, 3.71g
Cassius 6; Crawford 500/5; Sydenham 1305
Ex Harlan Berk

Notes from Seaby: This issue refers to the appointment of Lentulus to the college of Augurs. Lentulus was sent by Cassius to help Brutus.