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Denarius with head of Hispania, struck under A. Postumius Albinus

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Obverse: head of Hispania, right, veiled in mourning, with dishevelled hair. Behind: HISPAN Reverse: togate figure standing left, between fasces with axe and standard surmounted by legionary eagle. A POST A F S N A[L]BIN Serrate flan.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 81 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.95 gm.

Accession Number

13.647

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins