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Denarius of Marcia 1

Silver denarius, 18mm, 4.01gm, issued 148 BC. Rome mint.

Obv: LIBO, Helmeted head of Roma right, X below chin.

Rev: Q MARC (ROMA in ex.), Dioscuri galloping right.

References: Sear 90, Cr 215/1.

This issues marks a change in the design of the denarius. The X value mark is moved from behind the head of Roma, to under the chin, and is often replaced by the moneyer's name.

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