My pair of the OP type. Not a rare coin, but tough to find with good surfaces.
The two earliest Roman Republican coins to depict the twins suckling at the wolf were:
This AR Didrachm, circa 269 BCE:
These are two of the rarities of which @Carthago speaks.
And Crawford 42 Corn-Ear:
Agree, the OP fits more in the Crawford 30 bucket. Crawford 29s generally have ROMA in relief on a trapezoidal tablet, sometimes incuse on...
Well done starting a gallery. I'm happy to report that my Forum gallery won "Gallery of the Year" for 2020!...
Thanks, all. Feeling quite ancient today. How'd you find out??
You should start bragging about your ancient coins more in public. Level the playing field.
For comparison, below is my example of the OP variety, also with hair decoration on mask and pedum behind:
Style is different because it's a different variety of the same issue - one variety (this coin) has hair decorated and a pedum behind the mask,...
It is not Rouen (Rotomagnus) style, in my opinion. Rouen obverse style is very distinctive, like my coin below. Jaw line is sharper, less...
Not all the Berlin coins are online. If you contact the curators, they are very quick to put coins of interest online.
The coin on left looks like TR POT XIX - COS IIII. Which translates: "holder of Tribunician power for the 19th time, Consul for the 4th time....
Rome. The Republic.
Gryphon Series, 169-158 BC
Obv: laureate head of Janus; I (mark of value) above.
Not in my hard copy of the Triton XV catalogue, where I only find the collector identified as "BCD" or as "the collector". Perhaps it's well...
I think you are underestimating the knowledge of the collector community. Today, many collectors know the identities of "BCD" and "RBW" even...
Separate names with a comma.