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Denarius with bust of Venus, struck under P. Licinius Crassus

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Obverse: Bust of Venus, right, draped, laureate, and diademed Behind: S C Reverse: female figure standing left, holding spear in left hand, and leading horse by bridle with right hand; at feet, shield and trophy. Around: P CRASSVS M F

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 55 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.

Accession Number

13.638

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins