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Didrachm with head of Apollo

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Obverse: Head of Apollo, laureate, to right. Reverse: Horse galloping, to left. ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Frank Sternberg AG, Schanzengasse 10, CH-8001 Zurich, Switerland (Auction 22, November 20, 1989, lot 169); by 1999: with Leu Numismatik, In Gassen 20 CH 8001, Zürich (Auction 75, October 25-27, 1999, lot 1411); October 24, 2007: with Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., 31 North Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60602 (156th Buy-or-Bid Sale, lot 187); October 24, 2007: purchased by MFA from Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Roman, Republican Period, about 235–231 B.C.

Mint

Rome, Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.23 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

2007.782

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins