Roman Republic Denarius Coin Monyer SET#1
Exact Replicas of the Original Coins
Set #1 consists of five coins of the Moneyers listed below
1. Marcus Arrius Secundus – Roman Republic AR Denarius 43-42 B. C.
Babelon # Arria 2
This Moneyer was the son of Quintus Arrius, who when praetor in B.C. 72, defeated Crixus in the Servile war, killing 20,000 of the enemy. The reverse type may represent the golden spear, wreath and military harness, which the Senate presented to Q. Arrius for saving the republic.
Obverse: – Bare head of Quintus Arrius
Reverse: Spear between wreath & rectangular phalera
2. Q Caecilius Metellus Pius – Silver Roman Republic Denarius Coin 77-76 B. C.
Babelon # Caecilia 44, Moneyer: Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius (as imperator)
Minted c. 81 BC. The head of Pietas on the obverse was chosen in recognition of the
title ‘Pius” given to Metellus when he pleaded with the people of
Rome to recall his father from banishment.
Obverse: Head of Piety with stork
Reverse:Lituus and jug with handle, IMPER all in laurel wreath
3. Lucius Caesius – Roman Republic AR Denarius 109-100 B.C.
Babelon # Caesia 1, Moneyer: Lucius Caesius
“Veiovis was a latin divinity of a destructive nature. The “Lares praestites” were the protecting spirits of the city of Rome and may be identified with Romulus and Remus. The head of Vulcan and the tongs relate to the office of moneyer.” (from sears book pg 19) Write something about these gods.”
Obverse: Youthful bust of Veiovis
Reverse: The two Lares praestites seated, dog between them, head of Vulcan and tongs above
4. C. Considius Nonianus – Roman Republic AR Denarius 63 – 62 B. C.
Babelon # Considia 1, Moneyer: C. Considius Nonianus
“The worship of Venus Erycina was derived from Eryx in Sicily where the goddess had a famous temple, which was said to have been built by the hero Rryx, a son of Aphrodite and King Butes, and of shick a view is show here.”
Obverse: Bust of Venus Erycina, C. CONSIDINONIANI behind. SC before
Reverse: Temple on summit of mountain, surrounded with rampart, ERVC above gateway in center
5. Q. Crepereius M.F. Rocus, 69 B.C.Roman Republic AR denarius
Babelon # Crepereia 1, Moneyer: Q. Crepereius
The Crepereia gens was of equestrian rank and was distinguished for the strict discipline of its members. the reverse refers to some unknown naval event connected with moneyer’s family.”
Obverse: Draped bust of Amphitrite right, seen from behind; sea anemone behind, I before
Reverse: Neptune in biga of hippocamps right, C above; below, Q. CREPERI. M.F. / ROCVS.
Stamped with the word copy.
Silver plated lead-free pewter, made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.