C. Caecilius Metellus Caprarius (125 B.C.) - Silver Denarius - 18mm, 3.78gr
Helmeted head of Roma right, wearing Phrygian helmet.
ROMA behind. Star (XVI monogram) below chin.
Jupiter in biga of elephants left, victory flying above.
In exergue: C METELLVS
Minted in Rome ca. 125 B.C.

Crawford, M.H., "Roman Republican Coinage" (RRC), nr. 269/1
Sydenham E.A., "The Coinage of the Roman Republic" (CRR), nr. 485
Grueber, H.A., "Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum" (BMC), nr. 1180
Sear, D.R., "Roman Coins and their Values" (RCV Millennium Edition), Volume 1, p101, nr.145.
Seaby, H.A., "Roman Silver Coins" (RSC), Volume 1, p20, Caecilia nr. 14.

Quality: Fine+