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Didrachm with head of Mars

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Obverse: bearded head of Mars, left, wearing Corinthian helmet Reverse: horse's head, right; behind, ear of grain; below: ROMANO

Provenance

1910, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 22, 1910)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Roman, Republican Period, about 300 B.C.

Mint

Rome, probably, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 7.58 gm. Die Axis: 9

Accession Number

10.570

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins