Lucretius Trio.

300.00

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Description

Rome, 76 BC. AR denarius, 3.96 gr.

Obv: radiate head of Sol to the right.

Rev: TRIO within crescent; around: seven stars, pellet in crescent, below: L·LVCRETI.

Ref: Crawford 390/1; Sydenham 783. Ex NAC 5 (1992), lot 18.

Old cabinet tone. A few marks on obverse. Good very fine.

The seven stars were known as Triones, a pun on the mintmasters nickname.