|Moneyer:||L. Livineius Regulus|
|Held Office:||Moneyer 42 BC|
|Obverse:||Small bare head of the praetor L. Livineius Regulus right.|
|Reverse:||Curule chair between six fasces, three on either side. "L LIVINEIVS" above; "REGVLVS" in exergue.|
|Reference:||RCVM 487/2; RRC 494/28; CRI 177; Sydenham 1110; Livineia 11; see also No. 177 in "The History and Coinage of the Roman Imperators 49-27 BC" by David R. Sear|
L. Livineius Regulus
The monetary quattuorvirate for 42 BC (L. Livineius Regulus, P. Clodius, L. Mussidius Longus, and C. Vibius Varus) was appointed by the newly constituted triumviral government of Antony, Octavian and Lepidus. Its activities were extensive and remarkable. For the first time in the history of the republican coinage the moneyers were called upon to oversee the regular production of gold coins. Although many of these aurei were issued in the names of the three Triumvirs, with their portraits, a few bore the personal types of the moneyers and the Caesarian regime. Denarii were also struck with personal types, and these greatly outnumbered the triumviral varieties which were issued in honour of Antony, Octavian, and the late dictator. Lepidus was pointedly ignored in the silver series and, as in the preceding year, no fractional silver coins (quinarii and sestertii) were struck at all. The half denarius was destined to be revived in certain military issues of the triumviral period, but the silver sestertius ceased as a denomination of the Roman coinage with Caesar's assassination in 44 BC.
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