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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Q. Fabius Maximus

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet; behind: ROMA; before: Q MA[]X Right: Cornucopia crossing thunderbolt; all within wreath of corn and poppy heads.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph H. Clark

Roman, Republican Period, about 127 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

12.446

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins