Roman Republican, C. Vibius C.f. C.n. Pansa Caetronianus, AR Denarius, 48 BC, Rome
Head of young Liber (Bacchus) right, wearing wreath of ivy and grapes, hair in knot, two locks falling down neck
[C VIBIV]S C . F . C . N
Ceres advancing right, torch in each hand, plough before
18.0mm, 3.88g, Die axis 7.0
Vibia 16; Crawford 449/2; Sydenham 946
Notes from consignor: Nice EF. Superb metal with full luster and iridescent toning, reverse without as much luster and darker toning. Very attractive example with reverse in hand looking much better than picture.
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