C. Naevius Balbus, 79 BC. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 3.61 g, 3 h), Rome. Diademed head of Venus to right, wearing earring and pearl necklace; behind, S•C. Rev. C•NAE•BALB Victory driving fast triga to right, holding reins in both hands; above, CXVII. Babelon (Naevia) 6. Crawford 382/1b. RBW 1410. Sydenham 769b. Beautiful bluish toning. Nearly extremely fine.