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Ancient Coinage of Dacia, Koson

Koson or Coson or Cotison, a king of the Getae Dacians. This coinage has been associated with Marcus Junius Brutus due to simularity with Brutus' types as moneyer (see Junia 31) but this interpretation is very much open to debate.

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RPC_1701Thrace, Dynasts of. Koson. Mid 1st Century BC. AV Stater. KOSWN, Roman consul accompanied by two lictors; BR monogram to left / Eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath. RPC 1701; BMC Thrace pg. 208, 2; BMCRR II pg. 474, 48. TextImage
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RPC 1701AThrace, Dynasts of. Koson. Mid 1st Century BC. AV Stater. KOSWN, Roman consul accompanied by two lictors; BR monogram to left / Eagle standing left on sceptre, holding wreath. BMC Thrace 1; BMCRR 48. TextImage
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RPC 1701BThrace, Dynasts of. Koson. 1st Century BC. AV Stater. KOSWN, Roman consul accompanied by two lictors (no monogram to left) / Eagle standing left on sceptre, wreath in beak. BMC Thrace 2; BMCRR 50. TextImage
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Ca 44-42 BC. Thracian Dynasts. Koson AR Drachm. 17.83mm, 4.05 gr. Roman consul (L. Junius Brutus) walking left, accompanied by two lictors, BR monogram to left, KOSWN in exergue / Eagle with spread wings standing left on sceptre, clutching laurel wreath in right talon. RPC 1701 var (denomination); BMC Thrace 2 var (ditto).TextImage
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