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Denarius with head of Roma, struck under Sex. Pompeius

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Obverse: Head of Roma, helmeted, right; behind head, jug. X (under chin) Reverse: Wolf, right, suckling twins; Faustulus the shepherd, left, leaning on staff. ROMA (in exergue) SEXPO[FOSTLVS] (around)

Provenance

By date unknown: Storer Collection; accessioned as Storer Collection, 1932

Credit Line

Storer Collection

Roman, Republican Period, about 137 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.93 gm. Die Axis: 8

Accession Number

32.801

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Calligraphy