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ID:     03_50
Type:     Roman Republican
Issuer:     L. Thorius Balbus
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     AR Denarius
Date Struck:     105 BC
Diameter:     19.78 mm
Weight:     3.91 g
Obverse Legend:     I.S.M.R
Obverse Description:     Head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat skin, border of dots L. THORIVS above exergue
Reverse Legend:     D / THORIVS / BALBVS
Reverse Description:     bull charging right, D in upper left field, border of dots BALBVS in exergue.
Primary Reference:     Crawford 316/1
Reference2:     RSC Thoria 1
Reference3:     Syd 598
Photograph Credit:     Bruce Antonelli