As with bust of Victory, struck under C. Julius Caesar and C. Clovius

Roman
Republican Period
about 46–45 B.C.


Mint: Northern Italy

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.73 gm.

Accession Number

47.1480

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Victory, right, draped; her hair drawn to back of head and tied with a band; behind, star.
Before: CAESARDICTER
Reverse: Minerva, helmeted and draped, walking left, bearing trophy over right shoulder and holding in left hand spears and shield; at her feet, serpent with head erect.
Around: CCLOVI PRAEF

Provenance

By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; November 13, 1947: gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge