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

Roman
Republican Period
about 82 B.C.


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.91 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

1998.51

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Draped bust of Mercury to right. In field at left: Y and a caduceus.
Reverse: Ulysses walking right, staff in left hand. In front, Argus.
CMAMIL LINEAN (ligature of A and T)
Serrate flan.

Provenance

By 1998: with Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., P.O. Box 479, Lancaster, Pa. 17608, Auction 45, Mail Bid Sale, March 18, 1998, lot 1697; April 22, 1998: purchased by MFA from Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Credit Line

Gift of James Grant, George W. Hammond, Mr. and Mrs. de Forest Thomson, and Edwin A. Wyeth, by exchange