C PISO FRUGI SILVER DENARIUS – APOLLO HORSEMAN TYPE – POSSIBLY FOUND AT THE ROMAN BATHS IN BATH ENGLAND – VF ROMAN REPUBLICAN COIN (Inv. 15211)
ROMAN REPUBLIC. C. Piso Frugi, ca.67 BC
Silver Denarius, 3.74 g., 17 mm.
Obv. Head of Apollo right, symbol in left field..
Rev. Horseman right, holding palm frond tied with fillet and reins, wing above.
Crawford 408/1a (obv 48 / rev 59)
Possibly found in Bath, England and sold at the museum ca. 1950s-1960s.
Near VF, darkly toned on obverse with marks under tone, minor edge laminations and iridescence on reverse where the coin was taped into holder; acquired from the Roman Baths in Bath, England, possibly found there and accompanied by an informational cardboard holder where the coin was held with tape.