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Denarius with bust of Diana, struck under C. Postumius

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Obverse: Bust of Diana right, bow and quiver on shoulder. In field at right: countermark? Reverse: Hound running right; spear below. In ex.: CPOSTVMI/A[T]

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 74 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.62 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.459

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins