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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Q. Marcius Libo

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Obverse: Head of Roma, right, wearing winged helmet. X (under chin); LIBO (behind head) Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging to right. Q M[A]RC (below horses); ROMA (on tablet)

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 1, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Roman, Republican Period, about 148 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm.

Accession Number

01.1993

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins