Silver Serrate Denarius of Lucius Memmia Galeria - C.7680 - For Sale
Silver Serrate Denarius of Lucius Memmia Galeria - C.7680
Obverse: Laureate head of Saturn left, harpa and ROMA behind.
Reverse: Venus in biga right, holding staff, Cupid flies above, holding wreath, V below horses’ forelegs and pellet on ground below belly, L. MEMMI / GAL in exergue (M and E in ligature)
Some areas of toning on obverse. That Venus was the tutelary deity of the Memmia gens explains the presence of this goddess and her son on the reverse of the coin.
Crawford 313/1c. RSC Memmia 2a. - (C.7680)