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116-115 BC M. Sergius Silus
Helmeted head of Roma right
EX SC before, ROMA and XVI in monogram gehind

Helmeted horseman galloping left, holding sword and severed Gallic head in left hand
M SERGI below, SILVS in ex, Q below horses's forelegs

Rome 116-115 BC

3.91g
VF+

Sear 163, RRC 286/1

This issuer strikes as a quaestor and by special decree of the Senate (EX Senatus Consulto). Quaestors were the immediate superiors of the moneyers and under unusual circumstances occasionally utilized their authority to produce coins.

Ex-Lucernae

2011 Forum Best of Type winner
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Noah  [Aug 17, 2010 at 10:04 PM]
Now that is a coin showing Rome's true conquering nature!!
Enodia  [Aug 18, 2010 at 02:39 AM]
one of my favorite Republican types... brutal and vivid!
Randygeki(h2)  [Aug 18, 2010 at 06:20 AM]
yeah its a very cool type
casata137ec  [Aug 19, 2010 at 01:40 AM]
Very nice one.
Bud Stewart  [Oct 03, 2010 at 07:23 PM]
I agree; it is a brutal scene, but is a lovely coin.
ickster  [Jul 24, 2013 at 02:22 AM]
A very nice specimen.
Lloyd  [Jul 24, 2013 at 02:34 AM]
Nice head ... in the hand!
David Atherton  [Jul 24, 2013 at 10:40 AM]
What a bloodthirsty reverse!