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Coin Type: Roman Republican serrate denarius of L. Aurelius Cotta.
Mint and Date: Rome mint, 105 BCE.
Size and Weight: 20mm, 3.57g
Obverse: Draped bust of Vulcan right, wearing a conical cap bound with a laurel wreath; tongs and * (XVI monogram) behind. All within a myrtle wreath.
Reverse: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head left. Control letter F below the elbow of the left wing, which protrudes forwards. L. COT below. All within a laurel wreath.
Provenance: Lodge Antiquities (Vcoins), August 2010
Ref: RCV (2000) 191; Crawford 314/1c; RSC Aurelia 21.
BW Ref: 065 051 163
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