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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Cn. Lucretius Trio

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing two-drop earring and winged helmet. Below chin: X behind: TRIO Reverse: Dioscuri on horseback, charging right. Below horses: CN LVCR in exergue: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: Boston Athenaeum Collection; May 1, 1913: Deposited at MFA by The Boston Athenaeum

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 136 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 3.89 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

13.637

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins