Spectacular specimen, Canefan. Not a strictly realistic portrait, but in comparison to the usual treatment on denarii...truly remarkable! Certainly the nuances show a distinct lean into realism. Beautiful toning and sharp details on both obverse and reverse. Awesome!
"I warn you, gentlemen, I'm not to be trifled with. To pull the tail of a lion is to open the mouth of trouble and reveal the teeth of revenge biting the tongue of deceit!" --- Duke d'Escargot