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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under P. Maenius Antiaticus

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Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet. Behind: X Reverse: Victory, with bare torso, in quadriga to right, holding reins in left hand, wreath in right hand. Below P M[A]E A[N]T in exergue: ROMA

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Fay

Roman, Republican Period, about 132 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 3.85 gm.

Accession Number

13.489

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins