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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
1319 (also L), Crawford
572, RSC I Sulpicia
1, RBW Collection
1155, SRCV I
189, VF, attractive toning
, nice style
, light marks, Rome
3.643g, maximum diameter
20.3mm, die axis
, 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 Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
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