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Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under L. Marcius Censorinus

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Obverse: head of Apollo to right Reverse: Marsyas walking to left, with right arm raised and left arm holding a wine-skin over shoulder; behind, column bearing statue of Victory; border of dots In front of Marsyas, downwards: L CENSOR

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Republican Period, about 82 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.62 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

01.1916.2

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins