or CHILO, L. FLAMI'NIUS, occurs only on coins, of which a specimen is annexed.
The obverse represents the head of Venus, and the reverse Victory driving a biga.
The interpre tation of the inscription on the obverse, IIII. VIR. PRI. FL., is not certain. We know that Julius Caesar increased the number of the superintendents of the mint from three to four, and it has therefore been supposed that this Flaminius Chilo was one of the first four superintendents appointed by Caesar, and that the above letters refer to this, being equivalent to III Vir primus flandae monetae.
(Eckhel, v. pp. 212, 213.)