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Judex, T. Ve'ttius

a name occurring on coins, a specimen of which is given below, but it is impossible to determine who this person is. Some modern writers have maintained that, in all those passages in which mention is made of the L. Vettius who gave information respecting the conspiracy of Catiline, with the surname Index, that we ought to read Judex : but this opinion hardly needs refutation, as it is clear that he was called Index from giving information (indicium) respecting the conspiracy. (Comp. Cic. Att. 2.24,-Vettius ille, ille noster index.) It would appear, from the obverse of the coin, that this T. Vettius Judex had an agnomen Sabinus. (Eckhel, v. p. 336.)

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