Odysseus, Ulysses to the Romans, was a legendary Greek king of Ithaca and a hero of Homer's epic poem the Odyssey. Odysseus also plays a key role in Homer's Iliad and other works in that same Epic Cycle. Odysseus is most famous for the ten eventful years he took to return home after his famous Trojan Horse ploy and the capture the city of Troy.
RR69329. Bronze as, Crawford 354/3a, Sydenham 734, SRCV I 756, F, weight 12.361 g, maximum diameter 27.6 mm, die axis 180o, Rome mint, 84 B.C.; obverse laureate head of bearded Janus, I (mark of value) above; reverse galley prow right, male figure standing facing on deck, long staff vertical in right hand, figure dividing EX - S C across field; from the Andrew McCabe Collection; $95.00 (€71.25)