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ID:     77000583
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Thorius Balbus
Date Ruled:     105 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Denarius
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 105
Weight:     4.06 g
Die Axis:     8 h
Obverse Legend:     I • S • M • R
Obverse Description:     Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat skin headdress
Reverse Legend:     A / L • THORIV[S] / BALB[VS]
Reverse Description:     bull charging right; A above
Mint:     Rome
Primary Reference:     Crawford 316/1
Reference2:     RSC Thoria 1
Reference3:     Syd 598
Reference4:     BMCRR Rome 1615-1616; cf. Kestner 2582-2586 var. (control letter)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=115006
Grade:     EF, lightly toned, reverse struck slightly off center.
Notes:     Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 583