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Denarius with head of Mars, struck under L. Axsius Naso

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Obverse: Head of Mars, right, helmeted. NASO (below) S.C (at right) IIII (at left) Reverse: Diana in biga of stags to right accompanied by two dogs at left and one at right. IIII (at left) L.AXSIVS.[L.F] (in exergue)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hall Park McCullough Collection; by 1967: with Stack's, 123 West 57th Street, New York (Stack's auction of Hall Park McCullough Collection, November 22, 1967, lot 982); by 1967: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; December 13, 1967: gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Roman, Republican Period, about 71 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.88 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

67.1028

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins