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Denarius with head of Ancus Marcius, struck under L. Marcius Philippus

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Obverse: Head of Ancus Marcius wearing diadem, to right; hehind, lituus. ANCVS Reverse: Horseman galloping to right atop aqueduct; between arches: AQVA MR; above and to left: PHILIPPVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, about 56 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 4.01 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.166

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins