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Roman Republic, C. Sulpicius C. f. Galba, 106 B.C.
Crawford interprets this type as Aeneas landing in Lanuvium (home of Sulpicia gens) with the Penates and the subsequent miracle of the white sow that foretold the founding of Alba Longa.
RR88378. Silver denarius serratus, BMCRR I Rome 1319 (also L), Crawford 312/1, Sydenham 572, RSC I Sulpicia 1, RBW Collection 1155, SRCV I 189, VF, attractive toning, nice style, light marks, Rome mint, weight 3.643g, maximum diameter 20.3mm, die axis 0o
, 106 B.C.; obverse conjoined laureate heads of the Dei Penates left, D•P•P (Dei Penates Publici) downward on left; reverse the Dei Penates standing facing each other, heads bare, wearing military garb, each holding a spear in left hand, each pointing at a large sow which lies between them, L (control letter) above center, C•SVLPICI•C•F in exergue; ex Wayne G. Sayles; SOLD
Catalog current as of Saturday, July 20, 2019.
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