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Denarius of Kingdom of Numidia with bust of Juba I

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Obverse: Bust of Juba, bearded, with hair elaborately arranged in formal curls, and with sceptre at his shoulder. Dotted circle. REX IVBA Reverse: Temple. Punic letters Yub 'ai hammamleket (Juba rex.)


Benson Collection.;Cat. Sotheby, Benson, 1909, no. 808. by date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

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Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, about 60–46 B.C.


Utica, Numidia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0511.


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 4.89 gm.

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins