M. Atilius Saranus Moneyer of the Roman Republic from 148 BC to 148 BC.
This moneyer is probably identical to Marcus Atilius Serranus, who was praetor in Hispania Ulterior in 152 BC

He defeated the Lusitani, and took their principal city, Oxthracae.
M. Atilius Saranus
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An AR Denarius struck 148 BC in Rome
Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma right, X (mark of value) below chin, SARAN behind.

Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback riding right. Below horses, M•ATILI and ROMA in linear border in exergue.

Diameter: 19 mm
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 3.8 g
Marcus Atilius Serranus, praetor in Hispania Ulterior in 152 BC, defeated the Lusitani, and took their principal city, Oxthracae.

From Appian - The Spanish Wars " He was succeeded in the command by Marcus Atilius, who made an incursion among the Lusitanians and killed about 700 of them and took their largest city, called Oxthracae. This so terrified the neighboring tribes that they all made terms of surrender. Among these were some of the Vettones, a nation adjoining the Lusitanians. But when he went away into winter quarters they all forthwith revolted and besieged some of the Roman subjects."
Crawford 214/1b, Sydenham 398, Atilia 9.
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An AR Denarius struck 155-150 (148)BC in Rome
Obverse: head of Roma right wearing winged helmet; SAR(AN) / X

Reverse: Dioscuri on horses riding right, stars over pilei, holding spear and reins; M·ATILI / ROMA

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 3.8 g
No notes for this coin
Crawford 214/1a, Sydenham 398a, RSC I Atilia 8 var., SRCV I 92