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Denarius with head of L. Regulus, struck under L. Livineius Regulus

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Obverse: Head of L. Regulus, right. Reverse: Two gladiators in combat, one in foreground with spear attacks a lion, the other in background with shield and sword attacks a panther. At left, a wounded bull or boar. [L.REGVLVS]


By date unknown: with Auctiones A.G., Aeschengraben 14, Basel, Switzerland (auction 7, June 7, 1977, lot 630); purchased on behalf of MFA at Auctiones auction 7 by Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; September 14, 1977: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G.

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 42 B.C.




Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.99 gm. Die Axis: 5

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