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Denarius of Calpurnia 11

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.76gm, issued 90 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: Apollo laureate head to right, bee behind.

Rev: L PISO FRVGI ROMA, Naked horseman galloping to right holding palm, CXXXX above.

References: Sear 235, Cr 340/1.

The reverse alludes to the sacred games of Apollo, Ludi Apollinares, instigated by the moneyer's ancestor.

1801NBL4434   |   Good Very Fine/Very Fine   |   SOLD