Roman Republic, L. Caesius

112-111 BCE
AR denarius, 3.92 gm
Obv:  bust of Vejovis (some references say Apollo?) from behind, head turned left, holding a thunderbolt, legend AP; dotted border.
Rev:  Lares praestites seated with heads left, dog between, bust of Vulcan above; legend LA-RE; dotted border.
Ref:  Crawford 298/1. Sydenham 564. RSC Caesia 1.

current TIF Pink Floyd Animals collection; track 2, "Dogs"