AR Mn. Aquillius Mn.f. Mn.n. serrate Denarius 71 B.C. (3.8g)
His GF Mn. Aquilius (Cos. 101) was responsible for ending the Sicilian slave war and this was the year of the end of Spartacus’ rebellion(73-71 B.C.).
O: Helmeted bust of Virtus r., III VIR behind, VIRTUS before; Sear 288; Cr.401/1; Syd.798; RSC Aquilia 2
R: MN AQUIL MN F MN N; Consul Man. Aquilius (101 B.C.) raising up fallen figure of Sicilia, SICIL in ex.
G: Superb EF
S: CNG Sale XXII (lot 295) 9/2/92