|Moneyer:||Q. Lutatius Cerco (Quaestor)|
|Held Office:||109 BC or 108 BC|
|Obverse:||Helmeted head of Roma (Plume on each side), right, ( XVI) monogram behind, "ROMA" above, "CERCO" before.|
|Reverse:||Galley right, "Q•LVATI / Q" above, all within oak-wreath.|
|Reference:||RCVM 182, RSC Lutatia 2, RRC 305/1|
|Comment:||"Star"" behind the bust refers to the re-tariffing of the Denarius at 16 instead of 10 Asses, c. 117 or 133 B.C. and may represent "XVI"|
The coin reverse refers to the victory of C. Lutatius Catalus at Aegate when commanding a fleet paid for by rich Romans, bringing the first Punic War to an end.
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