Roman Republic. C. Marcius Censorinus. ca. 88 BC.

Ancient Coins - Roman Republic. C. Marcius Censorinus. ca. 88 BC.
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Denomination : Silver denarius.

Reference : Sear-257.

Size : 15.6 x 16.5 mm. Weight : 3.92 grams.

Grade : VF with minor weakness at the back of Apollos head.

Obverse : Diademed head of Apollo right.

Reverse : Horse galloping right, with a star and moon control mark above, and C CENSOR below, with a V control mark at the bottom.

The S C behind Venus' head indicates this coin was struck by the special authority of the Senate, possibly from silver supplied by the Senate.  It was most likely issued to finance the war against Sulla.

This is one of only two Roman Republican issues to show a triga (three horse chariot).

Price SKU: vcoin1402
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Rates for: 01/19/18

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