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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under M. Fannius

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet; hair in three straggling locks. X (under chin); ROMA (behind) Reverse: Victory naked to hips in quadriga, horses galloping towards right; she holds in right hand wreath with which she is crowning horses, reins in left hand. M F A[N] C F...

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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 123 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 3.86 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

01.5039

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins