AR C. Memmius C.f. Denarius 56 B.C. (3.96g)
The initial staging of the games of Ceres by the aedile Memmius, commemorated on the reverse, is an event unrecorded in history but it presumably occurred before 210 B.C.
O: Laur. Hd of Quirinus r. his long beard in formal ringlets, QUIRINUS behind, C MEMMI CF before. Craw. 427/2, RSC Memmia 9, Syd 921.
R: MEMMIUS AED CERIALIA PREIMUS FECIT;Ceres seated r. hldg corn ears and torch, snake at her feet.
G: toned EF. (Obv dies 39, Rev dies 43)
S: Harlan J. Berk Ltd, online auction ended 3-15-05 lot 179.