L. Valerius Acisculus, 45 BC. Denarius (Silver, 17 mm, 4.00 g, 12 h), Rome. ACISCVLVS Diademed head of Apollo Soranus to right; behind, acisculus. Rev. L•VALERIVS Europa, holding veil swirling above her with both hands, seated on bull walking right. Babelon (Valeria) 17. Crawford 474/1a. RBW 1656. Sydenham 998. Beautiful iridescent toning. Minor weakness on the reverse, otherwise, virtually as struck.
From an old Swiss collection, privately acquired from Numiphil Basel in the 1960s or 1970s (with original ticket).