An Attractive L.Thorius Balbus Denarius
L. Thorius Balbus (105 B.C.), Silver Denarius. Head of Juno Sospita facing right, wearing a goatskin, I S M R behind, rev L THORIVS / BALBVS, bull charging right, control-mark C above, 3.90g, 9h (Cr 316/1; Syd 598; RCV 192).
Attractive old cabinet tone, broad flan, extremely fine / nearly extremely fine. Sold with an old collector’s ticket.