Roman Republic, C. Vibius C.f. Pansa. 90 BC

Roman Republic, C. Vibius C.f. Pansa. 90 BC

1,350.00

AR Denarius, 3.73g (). PANSA Laureate head of Apollo r. Rev. Minerva in fast quadriga r., holding spear and reins in l. hand and trophy in r.; in exergue, C·VIBIVS·C·F.

Pedigree: Ex Spink Numismatic Circular LXVI, 1958, 4245 and CNG sale 90, 2012, 1318. From the Bruce R. Brace collection.

References: Babelon Vibia 1. Sydenham 684 var. (beaded border and control symbol below chin). RBW –. Crawford 342/5b var (beaded border and control symbol below chin). T.V. Buttrey, Some Roman Republican Coins at Yale in NC 1964, 6 (these dies). Buttrey, Cosa 1025 note (this coin).

Grade: Extremely rare variety, possibly third specimen known. Light iridescent toning with some minor marks and tight flan. aEF (rr1155)



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