P. Licinius Crassus M.f. son of the Triumvir Marcus Crassus. 55 BC. AR Denarius. Rare.

P. Licinius Crassus M.f. son of the Triumvir Marcus Crassus. 55 BC. AR Denarius. Rare.

P. Licinius Crassus M.f. 55 BC. AR Denarius 20 mm. 3.7 gm. Rome mint. Obv: Laureate, diademed, and draped bust of Venus right. Rev: Soldier standing left, holding spear and leading horse by bridle; at his feet, trophy to left, shield to right. Crawford 430/1; Sydenham 929; Licinia 18. Rare. Ex Salton collection, from the 20th century, with earlier collection tickets.
Marcus Crassus crossed the Euphrates in 53 BC, accompanied by his son P. Licinius Crassus as his cavalry commander. Both perished at the hands of the Parthians during the disastrous defeat at Carrhae.

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