Denarius with bust of Mercury, issued by C. Mamilius Limetanus

Roman
Republican Period
about 82 B.C.


Mint: Italy, Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 21.5 mm. Weight: 3.95 gm. Die Axis: 3

Accession Number

1998.457

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Mercury wearing winged petasus to right,
caduceus behind.
Reverse: Ulysses walking right, leaning on staff.
At right, Argus.
CMAMIL LIME[T]AN

Provenance

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

Credit Line

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