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Roman Republic, Sergius Silius
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.
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Bruno V.  [Jun 06, 2011 at 07:35 PM]
Great
Noah  [Jun 17, 2011 at 04:45 PM]
nice 1
Lloyd T  [Jul 04, 2011 at 03:55 AM]
Love that head....in the hand on the reverse!
David Atherton  [Jul 05, 2011 at 06:51 PM]
Yes, that reverse is superb.
carthago  [Dec 23, 2012 at 12:16 AM]
Nice style and great reverse.
Randygeki(h2)  [Dec 23, 2012 at 05:40 AM]
Nice one!
Sam  [Oct 09, 2013 at 12:10 AM]
Amazing coin.
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