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Denarius of Antonia 1

Silver denarius, 17mm, 3.69gm, issued 83/82 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: Jupiter laureate head to right, SC behind, T before.

Rev: Q ANTO BALB PR, Victory in quadriga to right, D under horses.

References: Sear 279, Cr 364/1c.

Q Antonius Balbus, as Praetor, may have struck these coins to pay for preparations in Rome to resist Sulla's return from the East.

1801NBL4447   |   Very Fine-Extremely Fine   |   SOLD