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ID:     25-0292
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Volteius L.F. Strabo
Date Ruled:     81 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius serratus
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     81 BC
Diameter:     19 mm
Weight:     3.95 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Jupiter right; controlletter A behind.
Reverse Legend:     L·(VILO?)·L·F·STRAB
Reverse Description:     Europa seated on bull charging left; winged thunderbolt behind and ivy-leaf below, L·(VILO?)·L·F·STRAB in exergue.
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 377/1
Reference3:     Syd 743
Reference4:     FFC 1230; B. Volteia 6
Photograph Credit:     Numismatica Ars Classica NAC AG
Source:     http://arsclassicacoins.com
Special Comments:     Resolution of rev. monogram to VOL unlikely. VILO more probable.
Grade:     gVF, old cabinet toning.
Notes:     NAC Auction 25 (2003), lot 292. Very rare.