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Denarius with head of Roma

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Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet. Behind: X Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging right. Inscribed on tablet below: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

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

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.72 gm.

Accession Number

01.5037

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins