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He changed his plans and campaigned for the tribunate instead of the aedileship;(52) then when he had succeeded in being elected suffect tribune was influential in winning Antony's augurate for him; the election of this probably took place in the comitia tributa, where he had (suddenly) become an important figure;(53) his legislation as a tribune in 50 put forward agrarian reform and other traditionally popularist measures;(54) Caesar, after rejecting a previous offer of alliance, suddenly offered to pay his enormous debts in return for his support.(55) The changes of fortune and policy all occurred after Curio attained the advantages which Fulvia brought with her.
Taylor first proposed the identification of the urn paired with the lituus on these coins as a sitella ("Symbols of the Augurate"; cf.
Caelius' August letter (8.14.1) states that 'Domitius' was defeated by Antony in an election to the augurate, and it is well agreed that the Domitius bested by Antony was L.