A. Postumius A.F.SP.N. Albinus, (c.81 B.C.), silver denarius, Rome mint, (3.98 g), obv. Diana bust draped to right, bow and quiver on shoulder, bucranium above, rev. togate figure on rock standing before a lighted altar sprinkling sacrificial ox about to be sacrificed, A. POST A.F.S.N. ALBIN around, (S.296, Cr.372/1, Syd.745, RSC Postumia 7). Serrated edge, toned, extremely fine and very scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Noble Numismatics Sale 93, lot 5018 with tickets. Also Ex Spink & Son, Ltd., with tickets indicating aquisition from Paris (1913) and (1919).