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

Roman
Republican Period
about 82 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.82 gm.

Accession Number

13.648

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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
Serrate flan.

Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum