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Denarius with bust of Victory, struck under L. Valerius Flaccus

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Obverse: Bust of Victory, right, draped, with hair collected into knot behind head. Under chin: X Reverse: Mars, helmeted and with chlamys tied around waist, walking left, holding spear with point downward in right hand and trophy over shoulder in left hand; before, priestly cap (apex); behind,...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 108–107 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.

Accession Number

13.656

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins