Rhine Legions. Anonymous, circa May/June-December 68. Denarius (Silver, 19 mm, 2.98 g, 5 h), uncertain mint in Gaul or in the Rhine Valley. 'Virtus-Roma Group' - 'Jupiter Group', Style A. ROMA RESTITV[TA] Head of Roma to right, wearing crested helmet. Rev. IVPPITER LIBERATOR Jupiter seated right on throne, holding scepter in his right hand and thunderbolt in his left. BMC -. CG 25.2 (this coin). Cohen -. Martin -. Nicolas -. RIC -. Of the highest rarity, one of only two known examples. Some scratches and with a flan crack, otherwise, good fine.
From the collection of Dipl.-Ing. Christian Gollnow, privately acquired in March 1995.
This coin was struck from the same reverse die as lot 1146 above.