C. Numonius Vaala, Denarius, Rome, 41 BC
AR (g 3,82; mm 21; h 10)
Male head r.; around, C NVMONIVS - VAALA, Rv. Soldier rushing l., attacking wall defended by two soldiers; in ex. VAALA. Crawford 514/2; Numonia 2; Sydenham 1087.
Very rare and among the finest specimen known of this difficult issue. A magnificent
portrait struck on a very broad flan, toned and good extremely fine.
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica, Auction 45 (The Barry Feirstein Collection), lot 45; Triton, Auction VI (2003), lot 792.