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Denarius of the Marsic Confederation with head of Italia

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Obverse: head of Italia, laureate, to left, wearing necklace and earrings. Reverse: Youth kneeling by standard, holding pig at which eight soldiers point their swords. In exergue: IIIX

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, about 90 B.C.

Mint

Corfinium (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.168

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins