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Denarius with female bust (Vacuna?), struck under M. Plaetorius Cestianus

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Obverse: female bust (Vacuna?), right, draped and wearing crested helmet; at shoulder, quiver and bow; under chin, cornucopia Behind: CESTIANVS before: S C bead and reel border Reverse: Eagle standing front on thunderbolt; head to left around [inscription]. (Marci filius, aedilis...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 67 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.63 gm.

Accession Number

13.641

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins