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Denarius with bust of Diana, struck under A. Postumius Albinus

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Obverse: Bust of Diana, right, draped; at shoulders, quiver and bow, the end of which in the form of stag's head; above, bucranium. Reverse: togate figure standing left on rocky ground before lighted altar and sprinkling sacrificial ox with branch. A POST A F SN ALBIN Serrate flan.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 81 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

13.646

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins