Silver denarius, 17mm, 3.9gm, issued 87 BC. Rome mint.
Obv: [EX SC], Laureate, bearded head of Saturn, left, harpa behind, variable letter (reversed C) and 6 dots in front of chin.
Rev: L C IMIES, Venus in biga, right, Cupid above.
Rare legend variety, toned.
Struck by two brothers who copy the types of their father see Meemia 2 of this collection. The Venus reflects the claim of the Memmii to descent from the Trojan families of the foundation legends.