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DECUSSIS ten asses, as a Roman coin a ten as piece, struck after the reduction of the weight of the as, but rarely found. [As.] The name occurs in the Lex Aternia Tarpeia, B.C. 454. (Varr. L. L. 5.170; Fest. p. 257, 20, M.; Stat. Silv. 4.9, 9; Marquardt, Röm. Staatsverw. ii. p. 11.)


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