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Numonius
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Rare Roman family name. We know of a C.N. Vala, who as IIIvir monetalis in 41 BC minted aurei and denarii (RRC 514; see under N. [1]).

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[1] N. Vala Addressee of Hor. epist. 1, 15

Horace wrote to him around 20 BC (Hor. Epist. 1,15). Possibly identifiable with the C.N. Vala, who in 41 AD is documented as mint master (RRC 1, 522f. No. 514). PIR2 N 243; 244.

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[2] C.N.Vala Legate of Q. Varus in …

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Elvers, Karl-Ludwig (Bochum) and Eck, Werner (Cologne), “Numonius”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 06 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e826880>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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