Denarius of the Marsic Confederation with head of Italia

Roman
Republican Period
about 90 B.C.


Mint: Corfinium (?)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.03 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

95.168

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Italia, laureate, to left, wearing necklace and earrings.
Reverse: Youth kneeling by standard, holding pig at which eight soldiers point their swords.
In exergue: IIIX

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund