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Denarius with head of Concordia, issued by L. Aemilius Lepidus Paullus

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Obverse: Head of Concordia, right, diademed and veiled. PAVLLVSLEPIDVS CONCORDIA Reverse: Three captives (King Perseus of Macedon with two sons) at left of trophy. At right, L. Aemilius Paullus togate. Above: TER in exergue: PAVLLVS

Provenance

By date unknown: with Ariadne Galleries, Inc., 970 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10021 (Ariadne auction, The Carlyle, 983 Madison Avenue, New York, December 9, 1983, lot 223); purchased at the Ariadne auction by Mary B. Comstock for MFA; January 18, 1984: gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary B. Comstock

Roman, Late Republican Period, about 62 B.C.

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 3.96 gm. Die Axis: 4

Accession Number

1984.43

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins