C. Considius Nonianus, 56 BC. Ar Denarius. Temple of Venus Erycina. Rare.


C. Considius Nonianus, 56 BC. Ar Denarius, 19 mm. 3.3 gm., Rome. Obv: CONSIDI NONIANI – S•C Laureate and draped bust of Venus Erycina to right, wearing stephane and pendant earring. Rev: The Temple of Venus Erycina on the summit of Mount Eryx: tetrastyle temple seen from front on rocky mountain surrounded by a wall with crenelated tower at each end and a gate in center; above gate, ERVC. Babelon (Considia) 1a. Crawford 424/1. RBW 1522. Sydenham 886. Rare.