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Didrachm with head of Roma

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Obverse: Head of Roma in Phrygian helmet to right. Behind, a crescent. Reverse: Winged, half-draped Nike binds wreath to palm-branch, standing to right. Behind, ROMANO; in front T[T].

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Republican Period, about 250–240 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 6.61 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

00.74

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins