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Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under L. Valerius Acisculus

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Obverse: within laurel wreath, head of Apollo right, hair tied with band. At left, double pick and ACISCVLVS Reverse: Europa seated on bull to right. In ex.: [L]VALERIVS

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 45 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm. Die Axis: 10

Accession Number

1998.462

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins