Denarius with bust of Diana, struck under C. Postumius

Roman
Republican Period
about 74 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 3.62 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.459

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Diana right, bow and quiver on shoulder.
In field at right: countermark?
Reverse: Hound running right; spear below.
In ex.: CPOSTVMI/A[T]

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III