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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under C. Porcius Cato

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet with peaked visor. X (behind head) Reverse: Victory, naked to hips, in biga, horses galloping to right. CCATO (below horses), ROMA (in exergue)

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society

Roman, Republican Period, about 123 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.90 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

98.1130

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins