Summary

Quinarius, issued by Ancient Roman Republic, 89 BC
Moneyer: M. CATO (M. Cato)
Minted in Rome

Obverse Description

Head of Liber wearing an ivy wreath facing right, legend cannot be read

Reverse Description

Winged Victory seated facing right, legend cannot be read

Edge Description

Plain

Significance

Crawford (p.629) associates the production of the quinarius denimination with Roman activity in Gaul. He points out that in the years 90-89 BC, during which this piece was struck, the Romans were actively gathering supplies and troups from Cisalpine Gaul.

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