AR Denarius (Rome, c.109-108 BC)
O/ Helmeted head of Roma right; X behind; ROMA behind.
R/ Victory in prancing biga right, holding reins and wreath; L FLAMINI below; CILO in exergue.
Crawford 302/1 (527 obverse dies/659 reverse dies)
- Naville Numismatics Live Auction 47, lot 373.
Lucius Flaminius Chilo:
Chilo (here spelt Cilo) belonged to the plebeian gens Flaminia. His life is completely unknown; he nonetheless minted one of the most common denarii of the Republic. He might have been the grandfather of Lucius Flaminius Chilo, moneyer in c.43 BC (RRC 485).