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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under C. Caecilius Metellus Caprarius

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet. The crest of which is in the form of a Phrygian cap with gryphon's head or star. Monogram off flan under chin. ROMA (behind) Reverse: Jupiter in biga of elephants walking to left; above, Victory with wreath. METELLVS (in...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Joseph H. Clark Collection; June 6, 1912: gift of Joseph H. Clark to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Republican Period, about 125 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.79 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

12.440

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins