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    An AR Denarius struck 76 (77)BC in Rome
    Obverse: helmeted head of young Mars right, XVI

    Reverse: she-wolf prowling left, ROMA / P. SATRIE / NVS

    Diameter: -
    Die Orientation: -
    Weight: 3.7 g
    The she-wolf, symbolic of Rome, depicted on this coin is not directly connected to the she-wolf that nursed Romulus and Remus. It was perhaps adopted as a symbol of Rome after the defeat of the rebel Italians who likened Rome to a predatory wolf. (Michael H. Crawford)
    Crawford 388/1b, SRCV I 319, Sydenham 781a, RSC I Satriena 1