Denarius of the Marsic Confederation with head of Italia
about 90 B.C.
Mint: Corfinium (?)
Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.03 gm. Die Axis: 6
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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
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)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund