Closely linked to the family of Pompey, he is noted for being one of the consular generals who led Roman legions against the slave armies of Spartacus in the Third Servile War. He did not fare well, and was replaced as general by Marcus Licinius Crassus.
This setback to Clodianus’s career was only temporary; with the support of Pompey, both Clodianus and Publicola were appointed censor in 70 BC. They began a systematic purge of the senate, removing some sixty-four senators, although the majority of those expelled were acquitted by the courts and restored to their former position.
Reverse: Victory standing right, crowning trophy; CN LENT in exergue (NT in monogram)
Die Orientation: 2 H
Weight: 1.85 g
Reverse: Victory standing right, crowning trophy with wreath; CN LE(NT)
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 1.9 g