20-as with head of Mars

Roman
Republican Period
about 211–208 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 11 mm. Weight: 1.14 gm. Die Axis: 5

Accession Number

1981.362

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mars, right, helmeted.
At left: XX
Reverse: Eagle, right, on thunderbolt.
Below: ROMA

Provenance

By date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction 10, September 17-18, 1981, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, lot 266); purchased by MFA at the Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction; accessioned October 14, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour