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Denarius with head of Gallia, struck under L. Hostilius Saserna

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Obverse: head of Gallia, right, with long, unkempt hair; behind carnyx (trumpet). Reverse: Diana standing facing, holding spear in left hand, grasping stag by the horns with right hand. L HOSTILIVS SASERNA

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 48 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.02 gm.

Accession Number

13.632

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins