Coin 1274 — A base metal sextans of L. Cornelius Lentulus struck 211 BC in Sardinia
Obverse: draped bust of Mercury right wearing winged petasos; ●●
Reverse: prow of galley right, fighting platform with club; ROMA / C /●●

If C really stood for L. Cornelius Lentulus praetor of Sardinia, he would be the first moneyer with name on his coins.

Category: Roman Republican
Subcategory: 211-146 BC
Issuer: L. Cornelius Lentulus
Year: 211 BC
Metal: AE
Denomination: Sextans
Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 4 g
Zone: Italia
Region: Sardinia
Mint: Sardinia
Owner: J B
Date Added: 05/03/2018
Crawford 63/6, Sydenham 157d, BMCRR Italy 187, SRCV I 1220