Like Father, Like Son

15BCE, RIC 1 394:

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(very rare)

48 BCE, RRC 446/1:

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Just a hunch but I doubt it was very politic to have chosen a Pompeian type, even if familial, for resurrection on the coinage under Augustus…

For the Calpurnius Pisones legendary ancestor Calpus, son of Numa, see Hor. Ars P. 292; Laus. Pis. 3, 14; Plut. Numa 21,2.

 

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