Denarius, type 1

Obverse legend
Reverse legend

CARo _ LVS (inscribed in two lines, the letter L resembling a C and the letter S inverted. One globule between the letter C and the letter L, one globule in the middle of the letter V).

M - A _ S - S (inscribed in two lines, a large cross in the middle. A letter at each corner of the cross: the letter M at the top left, the letter A at the right, the letter S inverted at the bottom left and the letter S inverted at the right).

Photo of a coin sold by Maison Palombo, link to the sale:, link to their website:


Maybe a third globule mixed with the leg of the letter R on the obverse.

G F XF 40 AU 58 MS 63 MS 65
1 1.500 2.500 4.000 5.000 ? ?