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Denarius with bust of Virtus, struck under Mn. Aquilius

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Obverse: Bust of Virtus right, draped and wearing crested hlelmet ornamented with feather. Before: VIRTVS behind: III VIR Reverse: Warrior, shield on left arm, standing left, raising up fallen female figure. Below: SICIL M[N] AQVIL M[N] F M[N] N Serrate flan.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 71 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.83 gm.

Accession Number

13.622

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins