Roman Republic - Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius (with imperium power as Sulla´s Army commander in Hispania) silver denarius (3,56 g. 16 mm). Mobile military mint with Sulla’s army fighting agains Sertorius troops in Hispania, 81-80 B.C.
Diademed head of Pietas right; to right, stork standing right.
Elephant walking left. The elephant recalls the famous beasts exhibited in the triumph of L. Caecilius Metellus following his victory against the Carthaginians in 251 BC. Sear 301; Caecilia 43; Cr. 374/1; Syd. 750.
3,56 g. 16 mm
Good very fine condition. Beautiful silver tone.
Please see the photos for a better impression.
- Romeinse Republiek
- Jaar / Periode en Variatie
- - Q. Caecilius Metellus Pius. 81 B.C. - Elephant
- Zeer Fraai