L THORIUS BALBUS SILVER DENARIUS – IMPRESSIVE ROTATED DOUBLE STRIKE ERROR – CHOICE VF STAR NGC GRADED ROMAN REPUBLIC COIN (Inv. 15351)

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ROMAN REPUBLIC. L. THORIUS BALBUS. 105 BC.
Silver Denarius, 3.96 g, 22 mm.
Obv. I•S•M•R, head of Juno Sospita right, wearing goat skin.
Rev. L•THORIVS / BALBVS, bull charging right, N above.
Crawford 316/1; Sydenham 598; Thoria 1.
NGC graded CHOICE VF STAR, Strike 3/5, Surface 4/5, “double struck w/rotation”, an impressive error in which the coin was struck a second time after being considerably rotated, creating two distinct impressions of Juno’s head.

 

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