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Denarius with bust of Genius Populi Romani, struck under Cn. Cornelius Lentulus

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Obverse: Bust of Genius of the Roman people, right, bearded, draped and wearing diadem; behind sceptre. G.P.R (Genius Populi Romani, above) Reverse: A globe between rudder and sceptre, left, to which is attached a laurel-wreath with fillet. EX SC (at left and right in field) ...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld Collection; gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld to MFA, November 12, 1942

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles Goddard Weld

Roman, Republican Period, about 76–75 B.C.

Mint

Spain (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.97 gm.

Accession Number

42.527

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins