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Denarius of Sergia 1

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.81gm, issued 116/115 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: ROMA EX SC, Helmeted head of Roma right.

Rev: M SERGI SILVS, Horseman holding sword and severed head, Q before.

References: Sear 163, Cr 286/1.

This moneyer (as Quaestor, hence the Q) was son of the Praetor of 197, M. Sergius Silus, who fought left hand after his right hand was cut off.

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