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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under L. Manlius Torquatus

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet. Under chin: X behind, monogram; torque as border. Reverse: Horseman, helmeted, armed with spear and shield, galloping left. Above: Q below: L TORQVA in exergue: EX S C

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Republican Period, about 113–112 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.76 gm.

Accession Number

13.658

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins