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Coin Type: Fourrée Roman Republican denarius of C. Vibius Varus.
Mint and Date: Rome mint, 42 BCE.
Size and Weight: 18mm x 19mm, 3.48g
Obverse: Head of young Bacchus or Liber right, wreathed with ivy.
Reverse: Panther springing left towards a garlanded altar surmounted by a Bacchic mask. Thyrsus in the background.
C. VIBIVS in exergue, VARVS on right.
Provenance: lucernae (eBay), February 2010
Ref: RCV (2000) 496; Crawford 494/36; RSC Vibia 24; Sydenham 1138.
BW Ref: 064 047 154
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