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Denarius with head of Roma

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Obverse: Helmeted head of Roma to right. Behind: X Reverse: Dioscuri riding right. Star above each head. In ex.: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608, Auction 45, Mail Bid Sale, March 18, 1998, lot 1163; April 22, 1998: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Helen Collamore, Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge, Mrs. Henry Lyman, and Mrs. H. S. Shaw, by exchange

Roman, Republican Period, about 211–208 B.C.

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.48 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1998.53

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins