Denarius with bust of Mercury, struck under C. Mamilius Limetanus

Roman
Republican Period
about 82 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 4.06 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

98.1135

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Mercury, right, wearing winged petasus and chlamys;
behind, caduceus.
A (behind)
Reverse: Ulysses walking to right, wearing mariner’s dress and pileus, carrying staff and extending right hand toward dog, Argus.
CMAMIL LIME[T]AN
Serrate flan

Provenance

By date unknown: Boston Numismatic Society Collection; February 1, 1898: gift of the Boston Numismatic Society to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of the Boston Numismatic Society