C. Naevius Balbus - Monetalis of Res Publica Romana from 79 BC to 79 BC
C. Naevius Balbus. was one of the moneyers of the year 79 BC. He is not otherwise known.

Gens Naevia, occasionally written Navia, was a plebeian or patrician family at Rome. Members of this gens are first mentioned at the time of the Second Punic War, but the first of the Naevii to obtain the consulship was Lucius Naevius Surdinus, in AD 30.

In the time of the Republic, the principal cognomina of the Naevii were Balbus and Matho. Balbus, a common surname, originally signified one who stammers. Chase regarded Matho as a borrowing of the Greek Μαθων.
C. Naevius Balbus
Moneyer C. Naevius Balbus of the Roman Republic

Obverse: diademed head of Venus right; S·C
Reverse: Victory right in triga holding reins; XXXIII / C·N(AE)·B(AL)B
Ref: Crawford 382/1b, SRCV I 309, RSC I ...