Ancient Coins: ROMAN REPUBLICAN and IMPERATORIAL SILVER: Q. Minucius Thermus, 103 B.C.
AR Denarius, 3.90g. 18mm. Head of Mars to left wearing plumed helmet. Rev. Two warriors fighting with swords and shields; the one on the left protects a fallen soldier. CR 319/1. Syd. 592. Wonderful old cabinet toning. Excellent strike and relief.
Ex: Mark Salton (born Max Schlessinger) collection, Frankfurt and NY, 1914-2005, with collector's old ticket and envelope. (For bio see https://www.coin.com/indexes/?find=2485)
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