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Denarius with head of Liber, struck under L. Cassius (Longinus?)

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Obverse: Head of Liber, right, wearing crown of ivy, with thyrsus over left shoulder Reverse: Head of Libera, left, wearing crown of grape vines. Behind: [L] CASSI Q F

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 78 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.69 gm.

Accession Number

13.625

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins