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Aquillia Denarius

NZD $300

SKU: Aquillia den Category:

Description

Silver denarius struck 71 B C by Mn Aquillius
Mn f   Mn n under the Roman Republic

VIRTVT III VIR Helmeted bust of Virtus.
Rev:  Warrior standing holding shield and
raising figure of Sicilia who is slumped to left.

RSC 2;  RCV 336;  Craw 401/1

Very Fine

The warrior  is Mn Aquillius, consul 101BC and the III
VIR = tresvir is the first appearance on the coinage of
this triumviral title.