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ID:     734470
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Volteius M.F.
Date Ruled:     78 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 78
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     4.12 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate and helmeted bust of Attis right; duck head behind
Reverse Legend:     M VOLTEI M F / NE
Reverse Description:     Cybele in chariot drawn by two lions right; NE above
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 385/4
Reference2:     Volteia 4
Reference3:     Sydenham 777
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=31012
Grade:     Toned, translucent, good VF, reverse a little soft at edge.
Notes:     The duck's head symbol is very unusual, and the first we have had.