Balbus denarius [79 BC] with triga…old holder from Roman Baths

Ancient Coins - Balbus denarius [79 BC] with triga…old holder from Roman Baths
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C. Naevius Balbus

79 B.C.   AR Denarius   17x18mm    3.9g

OBV: Diademed head of Venus right, S•C behind.

REV: CCXVI above Nike driving galloping triga right; C•NAE•BAB in exergue.

Crawford 382/1b; RSC Naevia 6

 

Rare depiction of triga

 

I am not completely sure about the control mark on the reverse, but it looks like CCXVI…maybe.

 

From the Pump Room, Bath England. Circa 1950- 1960’s, apparently sold from the gift shop, comes with original holder.

Ancient Coins - Balbus denarius [79 BC] with triga…old holder from Roman Baths
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