Denarius – Roman Republic c.103B.C. Q.Minucius Thermus NGC CHVF
Q. Minucius Thermus M.f., Denarius, Rome, 103 BC. The obverse features the helmeted head of Mars l. The reverse features a roman soldier fighting barbarian soldier in protection of fallen comrade; in exergue is Q THERM M F. A pleasing representative example with old cabinet tone. It is well centered as are most that are encountered. The Strike is a 5/5; the surface is 2/5. Possibly Ex. Stacks, November 1946 auction sale of the Charles H. Deetz collection, though lot number unverified.