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Roman Republic, AR denarius, L. Lucretius Trio, 76 BC, Rome mint.

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Roman Republic, AR denarius, L. Lucretius Trio, 76 BC, Rome mint.
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Roman Republic, AR denarius, L. Lucretius Trio, 76 BC, Rome mint. Lucretia 3; BMC 3247-70; Syd. 784; Craw 290/2. 4.0 grams. Head of Neptune right, XXV behind / Winged Genius on dolphin right, LVCRETI / (TRIO) below. Sharply detailed AU with contrasting cabinet toning. "This type may refer to an ancestor, C. Lucretius Gallus, who in 181 BC was created duumvir navalis, and later commanded the fleet against Perseus of Macedon." [Seaby, p. 60]