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Denarius with bust of Venus, struck under Faustus Cornelius Sulla

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Venus right, scepter behind; behind: S C Reverse: Three trophies between jug and lituus; in exergue, monogram

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 56 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.94 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.460

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins