ROMAN REPUBLIC. Social War. Marsic Confederation. AR Denarius (3.74 gms), Uncertain mint, possibly Bovianum, 89 B.C. NGC AU, Strike: 4/5 Surface: 4/5. Syd-627. Obverse: Laureate head of Italia left; legend in Oscan to right; Reverse: Soldier standing facing, head right, with foot on uncertain object, holding spear and sword; recumbent bull to right; sideways V (= Oscan C) in exergue. A VERY RARE type, this exceptional example is assuredly among the finest known, presenting an alluring deep cabinet tone and fairly solid strike for issue.