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20-as with head of Mars

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Obverse: Head of Mars, right, helmeted. At left: XX Reverse: Eagle, right, on thunderbolt. Below: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction 10, September 17-18, 1981, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, lot 266); purchased by MFA at the Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction; accessioned October 14, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 211–208 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.14 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1981.362

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins