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Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under C. Servilius

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Obverse: Head of Roma, wearing winged helmet, right; behind, lituus. Under chin: X below: ROMA Reverse: Horseman, armored and bearing shield inscribed M, galloping left and piercing with spear another horseman, armed with sword and shield. In exergue: C SERV[E]IL

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 127 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.01 gm.

Accession Number

13.653

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins