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Denarius of Naevia 6

Silver denarius, 18mm, 3.8gm, issued 79 BC.

Obv: Diademed head of Venus, SC behind.

Rev: C NAEV BALB, Victory in triga right.

References: Sear 308, Cr 382/1.

Reverse off-centre with variable number off flan.

One of the few examples of a triga on Roman coins. A large mintage thought to have been necessary because of Sulla's military operations.

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