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Cr. 206/2 "SAFRA"(Spurius Afranius?) series Æ as, 150 BC

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Roman Republic Æ as(30 mm, 27.09g). SAFRA(Spurius Afranius?), moneyer, 150 B.C. Rome mint. Laureate head of bearded Janus, I above / Prow right; above, SAFRA; before, dolphin; below, ROMA. Crawford 206/2; Sydenham 389; Babelon Afrania 2; Russo RBW 886(this coin).

Ex RBW collection(CNG 364 lot 127, NAC 61 lot 882, unsold), privately purchased from CNG, November 1992.

Note that this coin appears to have a slight casting seam. It does, but not because it is a counterfeit, but because of slight separation of the two-part mold used to cast this coin's flan.

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