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ID:     711290
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     M. Volteius M.F.
Date Ruled:     78 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 78
Weight:     3.78 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Description:     Head of young Hercules right, wearing lion's skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     M. VOLTEI M. F
Reverse Description:     Erymanthian Boar running right
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 385/2
Reference2:     RSC Volteia 2
Reference3:     Sydenham 775
Reference4:     BMCRR Rome 3158-3159; Kestner 3251 (same obverse die)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Grade:     EF, medium gray cabinet toning, iridescent highlights
Notes:     Sale: Triton IX, Lot: 1290 ($300)From the Harry Strickhausen Collection.