L. Manlius Torquatus.
|Sale: Triton VI, Lot: 676. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Monday, 13 January 2003.
Sold For $230. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
82 BC. AR Denarius (4.05 gm). Helmeted head of Roma right, L. MANLI before, PRO.Q behind / Sulla, being crowned by Victory, in quadriga right; L. SVLLA. IM in exergue. Crawford 367/5; Sydenham 757; Manlia 4. Lightly toned EF, well-centered. ($200)
Lucius Manlius Torquatus was proquaestor to Sulla during the Mithradatic War, and this type commemorates a triumph granted to the imperator.