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Denarius with head of Roma

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Obverse: Head of Roma right, wearing winged helmet; behind: X Reverse: The Dioscuri on horseback charging right; beneath horses, prow (rostrum tridens); inscribed on tablet below: ROMA

Provenance

Probably in 1932, deposited at the MFA by an unknown source; 2010, accessioned by the MFA. (Accession Date: June 11, 2010)

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Roman, Republican Period, about 206–195 B.C.

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.02 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

2010.355

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins