Denarius of Ti. Venturius with bust of Mars

Roman
Republican Period
137 B.C.


Mint: Uncertain mint

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. weight: 3.81 gm. die axis: 1

Accession Number

32.1530

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Mars to right, with side-whiskers, wearing crested helmet with aigrette, chlanys fastened on shoulder.
Behind, X and TI.\E downwards.
Reverse: Oath-taking scene, with two warriors facing each other, holding swords in left hands and spears in right hands; between them, a kneeling figure holding a pig.
Above: ROMA

Credit Line

Storer Collection