AR C.Fufius Calenus(COS 47 B.C.)/ Mn.Cordius serrate Denarius 70 B.C.(4.0g)
This is an allusion to the recent pacification of Italy after the Social War, and conveys the intimation that in future this alliance would be under the special care of the divinities Honos and Virtus.
It was minted during the censorship of Pompey.
O: Jugate heads of Honos and Virtus r.; HO behind, VIRT before; KALENI in ex.; RSC Fufia 1; BMC 3358; Syd.797; Craw. 403/1
R: Italia and Roma clasping hands; between them cornucopia; behind Italia, caduceus; RO on r.; ITAL on l.; CORDI in ex.
G: EF/Good EF
S: SPINK NUM CIRC XCIX(10) (lot 7899) 12/91