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Denarius of M. Volteius with head of Bacchus

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Obverse: Head of Bacchus to right, crowned with ivy; hair long and in locks. Reverse: Ceres in chariot to right, drawn by two serpents, she holds a lighted torch in each hand; at left, a crescent. In exergue: M.VOLTEI M.F

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Republican Period, 76–71 B.C.

Mint

Auxiliary Italian mint (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. weight: 3.92 gm. die axis: 7

Accession Number

32.1533

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins