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AR A. Postumius A. f. Sp. n. Albinus AR Serrate Denarius. Rome, 81 BC. . 4.07g, 20mm, 2h. O: Veiled bust of Hispania right; HISPAN behind. Sydenham 746; Crawford 372/2 (Obv.dies 198; Rev.dies 220) R: Togate figure standing left between legionary eagle and fasces; A ALBIN S N across fields; POST•A•F in exergue. G: Fleur De Coin This type relates to the praetorship of L. Postumius Albinus over Spain and his successful expeditions against the Vaccaei and Lusitani, and the levying of troops for this campaign. S: Roma Numismatics Auction II, London, lot 446, 10/2/11

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It just arrived today and it's as nice as the picture. When I first started collecting you could pick up this type for $150. If I'd only known what ancients prices would do over the next 20 years! -c
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