Denarius with bust of Mercury, struck under C. Mamilius Limetanus
about 82 B.C.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Mercury right, wearing winged hat (petasus) and mantle (chlamys); behind, caduceus and control mark.
Reverse: Ulysses walking right, wearing mariner’s dress and pointed cap (pileus), holding staff in left hand and reaching towards dog, Argus, with right hand.
To left: C MAMIL to right: LIMET[A]N
Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum