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Lot 118: Roman Republic, L. Memmius, 109 - 108 BC, Silver Denarius, Trojan War Family

AUCTION:  Kenneth W. Dorney #14 Online Auction

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L. Memmius, 109 - 108 BC
Silver Denarius, Rome Mint, 22mm, 3.85 grams
Obverse: Wreathed male head right with mark of value below chin.
Reverse: The Dioscuri standing facing, each holding a spear and the bridle of their horse, L MEMMI in exergue
Memmia 1 // Crawford 304/1 // RBW 1145

This family claimed descent from the Trojan Menestheus who came to Italy with Aeneas. This type refers to the Athenian King Menestheus who drove Theseus from Athens with the help of the Dioscuri.

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  • Offered By: Kenneth W. Dorney
  • Lot #: 118
  • Listing #: 545417
  • Closes: Tuesday, January 31, 2023 11:58:00 AM CT
  • Estimate: $200