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M158. Obverse type of M. Acilius, reverse type of Julius Caesar, after 45 BC; cf. Cr-442/1a (O) and 458/1 (R), 3.26g. Obverse very close copy, with accurate legend, revealed as a new (rather than transfer) die by inverted T at end of legend; reverse quite stylized, with a few letters of Caesar remaining.
M159. Obverse type of Ti. Claudius Nero, reverse type of P. Clodius Turrinus, after 42 BC; cf. Cr-383/1 (O) and 494/23 (R), 3.13g. Both sides somewhat stylized; no obverse legend other than SC; blundered, recognizable reverse legend.
M160. Various obverse prototypes, reverse type of Augustus, after 19 BC; cf. RIC-32a (R), 3.11g. "Barbarous" obverse, very stylized reverse; no obverse legend other than X' blundered, recognizable reverse legend.
M161. Various prototypes, after 194 BC; cf Cr-136/1 for earliest biga, 3.78g. Both sides "barbarous" and crude; blundered, meaningless reverse legend.
M162. Types of L. Papius, after 79 BC; cf. Cr-384/1, 3.70g, serrate. Both sides stylized; the obverse more so, and especially attractive; reverse legend mostly off flan, perhaps recognizable.
M163. Obverse type of Augustus, reverse type of P. Clodius Turrinus, after 19 BC; cf. RIC-42b etc. (O) and Cr-494/23 (R), 3.55g. Both sides stylized; blundered, recognizable obverse legend; slightly blundered, essentially accurate reverse legend.
M164. Obverse type of M. Marcius, reverse type of Q. Titius, after 90 BC; cf. Cr-245/1 (O) and 341/ (R), 4.50g. Both sides somewhat stylized; no legends.
M165. Obverse type of Lucius Appuleius Saturninus or C. Coelius Caldus, reverse type of Q. Antonius Balbus, after 83 BC; cf. Cr-317/3 or 318/1 (O) and 364/1 (R), 3.45g. Both sides somewhat simplified, the reverse more so; no obverse legend, somewhat crude but accurate reverse legend.
M166. Types of C. Mamilius Limetanus, after 82 BC; cf Cr-362/1, 3.78g. See Lanz 112, 11 for an example of this obverse die, paired with a different reverse. Both sides "barbarous"; no obverse legend or control letter; blundered, meaningless reverse legend.
Lanz 112, lot 11, Nov. 2002.
M167. Obverse type of L. Censorinus, reverse type of Gar, Ogvl, Ver, after 82 BC; cf. Cr-363/1 (O) and 350A/2 (R), 3.84g. Both sides somewhat stylized; no legends.
M168. Types of C. Naevius Balbus, after 79 BC; cf. Cr-382/1, 3.39g. Both sides stylized, the obverse much more so; no obverse legend; reverse legend largely off flan, but apparently correct.