M. PLAETORIUS M.F. CESTIANUS AR DENARIUS, ROME REPUBLIC
Craw. 409/1, Syd. 809, Very Fine+, toned, 17.3mm, 3.73 grams, Struck Circa. 67 B.C.E.
Obverse: ‘Vacuna’ (bust with attributes of Isis, Minerva, Apollo, Diana, and Victory) to right, wearing a wreathed and crested helmet, bow and quiver on shoulder, cornucopiae below chin, CESTIANVS behind, SC in front
Reverse: Eagle standing right on thunderbolt, head to left; M . PLAETORIVS M.F. AED CVR around
An appealing coin with lovely toning on excellent metal. Quite an impressive reverse!