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Denarius with head of Juno Sospita, struck under L. Roscius Fabatus

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Obverse: Head of Juno Sospita in a goat-skin to right; behind, a goat's head. In exergue: L ROSCI Reverse: girl standing to right, feeding serpent rising in front of her; behind the girl, caduceus. In exergue: FABATI Serrate flan.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, about 64 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.01 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.167

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins