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Denarius with bust of Mercury, struck under C. Mamilius Limetanus

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Obverse: Draped bust of Mercury to right. In field at left: Y and a caduceus. Reverse: Ulysses walking right, staff in left hand. In front, Argus. CMAMIL LINEAN (ligature of A and T) Serrate flan.

Provenance

By 1998: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608, Auction 45, Mail Bid Sale, March 18, 1998, lot 1697; April 22, 1998: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Gift of James Grant, George W. Hammond, Mr. and Mrs. de Forest Thomson, and Edwin A. Wyeth, by exchange

Roman, Republican Period, about 82 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.51

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins