|Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 43||Auction date: 24 September 1997|
|Lot number: 1615|
P. Nerva. 113-112 BC. Æ Quadrans (5.35 gm). Head of Hercules right wearing lion's skin; ••• behind, [P. NERVA] before / Prow of galley right; horse standing right above, ••• before, [ROMA] below. Crawford 292/4a; Sydenham 549b; BMCRR (Italy) 529. Fine, brown surfaces. ($75) The Goodman Collection. The animal standing above the prow is usually identified as a horse, but on this example, the animal has what appears to be horns and an up-pointed tail, resembling a goat or an antelope. Is this a different variety?