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Denarius with head of Apollo, struck under C. Calpurnius Piso Frugi

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo, to the right; minting tongs behind. Reverse: Horseman galloping to the right; minting mallet above. Beneath horseman: C PISO L F FRVGI

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., P.O. Box 3759, Frederick, MD 21705-3759; 2003: purchased by Cornelius C. Vermeule III from Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., August 2003; 2004-2008: lent by Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA (as L-T 326.1.2004); October 22, 2008: gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Republican Period, about 67 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.97 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

2008.1054

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins