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M. Baebius Q.f. Tampilus. 137 BC. AR Denarius (19mm, 3.98 g, 6h). Rome mint. Head of Roma left, wearing winged helmet, ornamented with griffin’s head, the visor in three pieces and peaked, single-pendant earring, and pearl necklace, hair arranged in three symmetrical locks; X (mark of value) below chin; TAMPIL to right / Apollo driving galloping quadriga right, holding branch, bow, and arrow, and reins; ROMA below horses, M • BAEBI • Q • F in exergue. Crawford 236/1c; Sydenham 489; Baebia 12; BMCRR Rome 935-7; Kestner 2138–9; RBW 975. Iridescent toning. EF.

Ex CNG inventory 896179 (June 2011); Numismatica Ars Classica 59 (4 April 2011), lot 702.