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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 hat (petasus) and mantle (chlamys); behind, caduceus and control mark Reverse: Ulysses walking right, wearing mariner's dress and pointed cap (pileus), holding staff in left hand and reaching towards dog, Argus, with right hand. To left: C MAMIL ...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 82 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.648

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins