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

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Obverse: Bust of Mercury, right, wearing winged petasus and chlamys; behind, caduceus. A (behind) Reverse: Ulysses walking to right, wearing mariner's dress and pileus, carrying staff and extending right hand toward dog, Argus, CMAMIL LIME[T]AN Serrate flan

Provenance

By date unknown: Boston Numismatic Society Collection; February 1, 1898: gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

Roman, Republican Period, about 82 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

98.1135

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins